How much does a Game Designer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Game Designer in the United States is $28 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $24 and $36. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Game Taco - Richmond , VA
Game Taco is a premier skill-based gaming platform that joins gamers from around the world to play ... Game Taco is seeking a Lead UI/UX Designer with excellent visual design skills. You'll work with a ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
Work directly with top-tier artists, game designers, and educators to build games that teach computer science to kids while *actually* being fun! * You will have a hand in developing all parts of the ...
ZipRecruiter - 84 days ago
BLN24 - Merrifield , VA
What you bring to the Game: A UX/UI Designer, or User Experience/User Interface Designer, will be responsible for creating and optimizing the user experience. This resource ensures ease of use for ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 14 days ago
Perfect Storm Studios - Richmond , VA
Work closely with Game Designers, Art Directors, Concept Artists and Third Party Service Providers in conceptualizing character and skill animations. * Design and Create new VFX and render features
LinkedIn - 34 days ago
The War Game Designer will lead the game design team to meet customer requirements and quantitatively and qualitatively analyze war game results. This position is contingent upon contract award and ...
Upward.net - 89 days ago
HudsonLake Inc - Alexandria , VA
Graphic Designer Picture yourself as part of a mighty team developing game-changing creative on strategic communications consulting engagements in a growing, woman-owned professional services firm
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Average Hourly Wage

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Game Designer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Game Designer ranges from $24 to $36 with the average hourly pay of $28. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $25 to $36 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $29.

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