Average Video Game Designer Salary

$66,362
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$104k

The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $66,362

Base Salary
$40k - $104k
Bonus
$198 - $19k
Profit Sharing
$35 - $29k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$40k - $111k
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What Do Video Game Designers Do?

Video Game Designer Tasks
  • Drive game design through conceptualization, presentation, implementation, tuning, and release.
  • Assist in design of user interface screens, support screens, and game levels.
  • Conceptualize and implement game mechanics, animation, characters, narrative, assets, AI behaviors, text, and sound.
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Job Satisfaction for Video Game Designer

4.1 out of 5
(58)
Highly Satisfied
12Reviews
Based on 58 responses, the job of Video Game Designer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.13 out of 5. On average, Video Game Designers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
86.0%
Female
11.8%
Prefer to self-define
2.3%
This data is based on 221 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

70%

Vision

66%

None

18%