The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Game Tester is $12.98.
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Job Description for Game Tester
Good game testers — usually working in quality assurance (QA) departments — are an essential part of making sure that video games are error-free and ship on time. Testers usually are introduced into the development cycle of a game as soon as early playable versions (or “builds”) of the software are available. The tester frequently has scripts of steps to follow and repeat on newer and modified iterations of each build. The testers make extensive notes of performance and experiential data for th…Read more
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Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Games, Black Box Testing and Regression Testing are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Game Tester
An entry-level Game Tester with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.49 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Game Tester with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.84 based on 8 salaries.
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