Average Salary for Rockstar Games Employees

The average employee at Rockstar Games takes home $75K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Rockstar Games workers the most, followed by your job title and where you live. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Rockstar Games Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
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Video Game Designer
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
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About This Company

New York City 


Computer and video game industry, Video game

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rockstar Games employees (50 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $76K annually on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Software Engineers and Video Game Designers; the former receives the highest median pay at approximately $77K per year while $57K annually is the norm for the latter.


U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to about $100K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be C programming Language; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $93K annually. A common skill in Rockstar Games' work force is C++ Programming Language; one-half of survey participants report using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, the larger part of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most workers receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Other privileges include gym membership, a casual working environment, 401(a), and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Rockstar Games


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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