Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $66,452
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Video Game Designers?
An entry-level Video Game Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,780 based on 77 salaries. An early career Video Game Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,733 based on 277 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Video Game Designers Do?
Video game designers generally work to code programs on various platforms (such as computers and gaming systems) to create playable games. Creating a game involves creating a concept and storyline and mapping it out for others on the game design team so they can help with development; designers generally work with a flowchart when creating a game's storyboard. The game must be thoroughly tested to ensure that any bugs or flaws during gameplay are resolved. Video game designers may focus on a …Read more