How much does a Senior Game Programmer make? The average Senior Game Programmer salary is $91,759 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $81,292 and $104,484. 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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Capital One - McLean , VA
Senior Director, Software Engineering Senior Director, Software Engineering Do you want to work for ... game changing customer experience across all customer touch points. This leader must have the ...
Capital One - 8 days ago
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... Senior Software Developer to join our team developing web/cloud based applications for the ... S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our ...
Appcast Agency - 15 days ago
SAIC Corporation - Herndon , VA
Description SAIC and CBP are seeking a Senior Java Developer Backend to join our systems ... and raise the game for teammates in all areas • Ready, willing, and able to pick up new ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 12 days ago
Capital One - Richmond , VA
... game changing customer experiences as well as shaping our data strategy within our B2B Digital ... Excellent listener; proven collaborator with senior leaders, peers and staff * Partnership Attitude
Capital One - 57 days ago
... the game-changing power of AI. To help operationally prepare the Department for AI, the JAIC ... Serves as a senior technical advisor in formulating the technical approaches, selection of the ...
Lensa - 15 days ago
SAIC Corporation - Arlington , VA
... gaming / Table Top Exercises (TTX), Service / COCOM Engagement, Industry Engagement, and USD(R&E ... advise senior government personnel * Strong oral and written communication skills Desired ...
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Senior Game Programmer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Senior Game Programmer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Senior Game Programmer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $114,699
Washington, DC $102,146
Miami, FL $89,328
Chicago, IL $97,346
Boston, MA $103,385
New York, NY $110,386
Dallas, TX $91,163
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What is the average salary for Senior Game Programmer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Game Programmer in the United States. The base salary for Senior Game Programmer ranges from $81,292 to $104,484 with the average base salary of $91,759. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $92,037 to $112,839 with the average total cash compensation of $102,632.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $91,759 $81,292 - $104,484
Bonus $10,873 $10,745 - $8,355
Total Pay $102,632 $92,037 - $112,839
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What's the difference between Game Programmer and Senior Game Programmer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Senior Game Programmer is $91,759, and the average salary of Game Programmer is $81,671. The average salary of Game Programmer is lower than Senior Game Programmer. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Senior Game Programmer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Senior Game Programmer. a Senior Game Programmer Salary in New Britain, CT is $99,101 as of October 28, 2020; a Senior Game Programmer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $96,762 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Senior Game Programmer 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. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Senior Game Programmer?
Salary ranges for a Senior Game Programmer 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 ( 2020-10-28 )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020