A Software Developer, Games earns an average salary of C$75,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

C$43,139 - C$92,538
C$43K
C$71K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$71,216
10%
50%
90%
C$18.31 - C$25.21
C$21
MEDIAN: C$20.91
50%
C$0C$92K
Salary C$43,139 - C$92,538
Bonus C$3,000
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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C$39,677 - C$92,852
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$20.91
Overtime C$35.00
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$3,000
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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C$39,677 - C$92,852
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Software Developer, Games

A software developer for games works to create new games and/or help develop existing games. These developers create games' architecture, develop new characters, and animate games; some positions may require generating new game ideas as well. Software developers for games must stay up to date on relevant technology, trends, and best practices, incorporating developments into their work as needed. Additionally, these professionals are responsible for debugging games, which may involve test users reporting flaws that developers work to fix; for some software developer positions, debugging is the principal task performed. The software developer may also be responsible for finding ways to make games more user-friendly.

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Software Developer, Games Tasks

  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for games, including personal computer, console, networked, and online multiplayer.
  • Write code that provides real-time interactive response under varying system and network conditions.
  • Test and document software.

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Key Stats for Software Developer, Games

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Developer, Games Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

▲3%

National Average
C$64,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer, Games Salaries

C# Programming Language
▲16%

C++ Programming Language
▲15%

C++
▲13%

C#
▲1%

National Average
C$64,000

Unity3D
▼6%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 18%