Average Late-Career Video Game Designer Salary

$98,639
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$99k
90%
$153k

The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $98,639

Base Salary
$61k - $153k
Bonus
$20 - $49k
Profit Sharing
$135 - $10k
Total Pay
$56k - $151k
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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
100.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

72%

Vision

83%

None

11%