Lead Game Programmer Salary in the United States

How much does a Lead Game Programmer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Lead Game Programmer in the United States is $48 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $41 and $57. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Lead Game Programmer

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48

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

Includes base and short-term incentives

 
 
 
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51
These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Lead Game Programmer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Lead Game Programmer ranges from $41 to $57 with the average hourly pay of $48. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $43 to $61 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $51.

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