Average Experienced Video Game Designer Salary

$91,168
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$58k
MEDIAN
$91k
90%
$130k

The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $91,168

Base Salary
$58k - $130k
Bonus
$2k - $45k
Profit Sharing
$103 - $34k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$58k - $149k
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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
95.8%
Prefer to self-define
4.2%
This data is based on 24 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

83%

Vision

85%

None

12%