Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $100K per year. The largest slice of the Riot Games workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $74K annually.
Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $123K per year; other top-paying cities include Los Angeles, Calif. (around $90K) and Santa Monica, Calif. ($70K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $123K annually) in Missouri.
Project Manager, Recruitings earn the highest median pay at $100K per year, followed by Software Engineers ($100K), Scientific Researchers (about $83K), and Recruiters (approximately $66K). On the lower end are Concept Artists at $57K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $128K annually for Certified ScrumMasters; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to $123K per year for accredited Certified Scrum Coachs. Regarding salaries and education, Riot Games pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — around $153K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $127K annually. Folks here also tend to know Agile Software Development; on the survey, around one in ten of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Sourcing, Project Management, and Game Design.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in four workers. A solid majority of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For nearly all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants get dental coverage, too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, free drinks, flexible hours, and gym membership.