Lead Video Game Designer Salary

A Lead Video Game Designer earns an average salary of $93,926 per year.

Job Description for Lead Video Game Designer

  • Communicate creative vision to and manage development team.
  • Manage development of all aspects of gameplay design.
  • Evaluate and redesign gameplay based on testing and feedback.
  • Develop creative design, vision and content for games.
  • Ensure on time delivery of the final product.

Lead Video Game Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Video Game Designer

Pay by Experience for a Lead Video Game Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Video Game Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Video Game Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Lead Video Game Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 8 salaries. A Lead Video Game Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lead Video Game Designer

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Lead Video Game Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$95,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
56%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%