Entry-Level Video Game Programmer Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Video Game Programmer is $61,511 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C++ Programming Language, Games, and Game Design.

$44,835 - $89,396
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$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $60,370
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$7.39 - $49.32
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$49
MEDIAN: $29.28
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$0$90K
Salary $44,835 - $89,396
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$41,921 - $90,913
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $7.39 - $49.32
Overtime $50.00
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,921 - $90,913
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Video Game Programmer Job Listings

Key Stats for Video Game Programmer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Video Game Programmer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲23%

Games
▲18%

Game Design
▲13%

C++
▲8%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲7%

C#
▲5%

C# Programming Language
▲2%

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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