How much does a Video Game Designer make? The average Video Game Designer salary is $67,965 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $43,628 and $74,969. 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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Infina, Ltd. - McLean , VA
Graphic elements for video production * Animation and illustration skills are a plus Qualifications Successful candidates will be required to submit or link to their portfolio as part of the ...
ZipRecruiter - 24 days ago
Infina, LTD - Tysons Corner , VA
Graphic elements for video production * Animation and illustration skills are a plus Our ideal candidate: * Has a bachelor's degree from an accredited university recognized in the United States, in ...
ZipRecruiter - 61 days ago
Chippenham Hospital - Richmond , 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 - 26 days ago
Chippenham Hospital - Richmond , VA
... importantly, designed around the comfort of our patients and their families. It is a wonderful ... toys, games, books, movies and video games • Interdisciplinary meetings twice a week with all ...
HCA - 26 days ago
Comcast - Charlottesville , VA
Designs and delivers live sales presentations to prospective clients, develops relationships with ... of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and ...
Comcast - 31 days ago
Applied Research Associates, Inc - Hampton , VA
Experience writing, editing, and designing multimedia projects * Experience using A/V equipment and ... game lunches, holiday party, corn hole tournaments, chili cook-offs and so on. We are also very ...
Upward.net - 54 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 28, 2020. 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 $84,956
Washington, DC $75,658
Miami, FL $66,164
Chicago, IL $72,103
Boston, MA $76,576
New York, NY $81,762
Dallas, TX $67,523
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Video 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 Video Game Designer in the United States. The base salary for Video Game Designer ranges from $43,628 to $74,969 with the average base salary of $67,965. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $43,663 to $75,806 with the average total cash compensation of $68,022.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $67,965 $43,628 - $74,969
Bonus $57 $35 - $837
Total Pay $68,022 $43,663 - $75,806
* 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 28, 2020. The average salary of Video Game Designer is $67,965, and the average salary of Video Game Artist is $55,736. The average salary of Video Game Artist is lower than Video Game Designer. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Video Game Designer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Video Game Designer. a Video Game Designer Salary in New Britain, CT is $73,403 as of October 28, 2020; a Video Game Designer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $71,670 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 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. ( 2020-10-28 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 ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020