Game Designer Salary in the United States

How much does a Game Designer make in the United States? The average Game Designer salary in the United States is $55,915 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $48,333 and $70,617. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$48,333 to $70,617
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Cybercoders - Los Angeles , CA
Lead Game Designer - Those authorized to work in U.S. are encouraged to apply. Unable to sponsor at this time - If you are a Lead Game Designer with 6+ years of game industry experience, please read ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 9 days ago
CyberCoders - Las Vegas , NV
Game Designer If you are a Game Designer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us Located in the bustling city of Las Vegas, where there is fun around every corner! Come join an ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 3 days ago
Apex Systems, Inc. - Ames Lake , Washington
Qualifications & Skills 3+ years working as a designer on a first person/third person title ... using game editing software such as Unreal, Unity, Frostbite, etc. Excellent writing and ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch - with full ... As a Senior UX Designer, you will partner with product management, engineering, artists and game ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
... games to customers around the world on Fire Tablets, Fire TV, and the Amazon Appstore for Android. DAGS Mobile is seeking an experienced UX Designer to lead cross-platform design for Appstore ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge , Massachusetts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Game Developer (Unity), Learning Loops The Laboratory ... Responsibilities include designing, prototyping, implementing,and evolving features for the ...
Monster - 2 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Game Designer in the United States. The base salary for Game Designer ranges from $48,333 to $70,617 with the average base salary of $55,915. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $49,144 to $71,095 with the average total cash compensation of $57,536.

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