How much does a Game Designer make? The average Game Designer salary is $57,090 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $49,349 and $72,104. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Ventura Group - Arlington , VA
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NSC Technologies - Newport News , VA
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Game Designer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Game Designer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of November 25, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Game Designer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $71,363
Washington, DC $63,553
Miami, FL $55,578
Chicago, IL $60,566
Boston, MA $64,323
New York, NY $68,679
Dallas, TX $56,719
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
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72104
57090

Average Total Cash Compensation

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50178
72588
58746
What is the average salary for Game Designer in 2020?
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 $49,349 to $72,104 with the average base salary of $57,090. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $50,178 to $72,588 with the average total cash compensation of $58,746.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $57,090 $49,349 - $72,104
Bonus $1,656 $829 - $484
Total Pay $58,746 $50,178 - $72,588
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
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What's the difference between Junior Game Designer and Game Designer?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 25, 2020. The average salary of Game Designer is $57,090, and the average salary of Junior Game Designer is $68,942. The average salary of Junior Game Designer is higher than Game Designer. ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
I am a Game Designer, which location’s salary is higher, Springfield, MO or Fremont, NE?
Springfield, MO typically sees higher pay than Fremont, NE for Game Designer. a Game Designer Salary in Springfield, MO is $53,939 as of November 25, 2020; a Game Designer Salary in Fremont, NE is $53,171 as of November 25, 2020. ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Game Designer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Game Designer?
Salary ranges for a Game Designer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-11-25 salary.com )
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Last Update: November 25, 2020