Average Video Game Programmer Salary

$64,268
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$64k
90%
$95k

The average salary for a Video Game Programmer is $64,268

Base Salary
$41k - $95k
Bonus
$21 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$9k - $10k
Total Pay
$39k - $96k
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What Do Video Game Programmers Do?

Video Game Programmer Tasks
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for games, including personal computer, console, networked, and online multiplayer.
  • Write code that provides real-time interactive response under varying system and network conditions.
  • Test and document software.
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4.3 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
84.6%
Female
15.4%
This data is based on 52 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

77%

Dental

68%

Vision

56%

None

22%