Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Video Game Designer is $62,510
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Video Game Designers?
A mid-career Video Game Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,019 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Video Game Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,442 based on 10 salaries.
What Do Video Game Designers Do?
Video game designers generally work to code programs on various platforms (such as computers and gaming systems) to create playable games. Creating a game involves creating a concept and storyline and mapping it out for others on the game design team so they can help with development; designers generally work with a flowchart when creating a game's storyboard. The game must be thoroughly tested to ensure that any bugs or flaws during gameplay are resolved. Video game designers may focus on a …Read more