Average Video Game Designer with Games Skills Salary

$78,611
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$79k
90%
$98k

The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $78,611

Base Salary
$39k - $98k
Bonus
$7k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$41k - $110k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
88.9%
Female
11.1%
This data is based on 9 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

83%

Vision

67%

None

17%