How much does a Video Game Designer make? The average Video Game Designer salary is $69,311 as of October 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $44,490 and $76,450. 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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Leidos - Herndon , VA
Job Description The MFLC Instructional Designer will play an integral role in the Center for ... storyboards, video scripts, simulations, role-plays, games, etc., as needed to create ...
Appcast - 10 days ago
AHIP - Richmond , VA
The Graphic Designer is an integral part of the Public Affairs and Strategic Communications team ... Word, PowerPoint · Familiarity with video and motion graphics production software · Familiarity ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
James Madison University - Harrisonburg , VA
... video boards, and website management as well as the design of print collateral for programs ... designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into ...
Recruitology - 4 days ago
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY - Harrisonburg , VA
... video boards, and website management as well as the design of print collateral for programs ... designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into ...
Recruitology - 9 days ago
OBXtek Inc. - Dunn Loring , VA
... gaming systems; • Intermediate computer software and hardware skills including networks; • ... video recording; • Must be proficient in Windows Professional Operating Systems and/or IOS ...
JobCase - 74 days ago
Chippenham Hospital - Mechanicsville , VA
... designed for children of all ages. For children needing a higher-level of monitoring and care, we ... toys, games, books, movies and video games • Interdisciplinary meetings twice a week with all ...
HCA - 33 days ago

Video Game Designer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Video Game Designer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 29, 2021. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Video Game Designer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $86,638
Washington, DC $77,157
Miami, FL $67,475
Chicago, IL $73,531
Boston, MA $78,092
New York, NY $83,381
Dallas, TX $68,860
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
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76450
69311

Average Total Cash Compensation

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69369
What is the average salary for Video Game Designer in 2021?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Video Game Designer in the United States. The base salary for Video Game Designer ranges from $44,490 to $76,450 with the average base salary of $69,311. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $44,524 to $77,297 with the average total cash compensation of $69,369.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $69,311 $44,490 - $76,450
Bonus $58 $35 - $847
Total Pay $69,369 $44,524 - $77,297
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Video Game Artist and Video Game Designer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 29, 2021. The average salary of Video Game Designer is $69,311, and the average salary of Video Game Artist is $56,859. The average salary of Video Game Artist is lower than Video Game Designer. ( 2021-10-29 salary.com )
I am a Video Game Designer, which location’s salary is higher, Brockton, MA or Stratford, CT?
Stratford, CT typically sees higher pay than Brockton, MA for Video Game Designer. a Video Game Designer Salary in Stratford, CT is $78,737 as of October 29, 2021; a Video Game Designer Salary in Brockton, MA is $75,063 as of October 29, 2021. ( 2021-10-29 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Video 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. ( 2021-10-29 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Video Game Designer?
Salary ranges for a Video 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 ( 2021-10-29 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 29, 2021