Average Entry-Level Video Game Designer Salary

$56,379
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$82k

The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $56,379

Base Salary
$34k - $82k
Bonus
$41 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$32 - $43k
Total Pay
$31k - $88k
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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
84.3%
Female
14.3%
Prefer to self-define
1.4%
This data is based on 70 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

72%

Dental

58%

Vision

57%

None

28%