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Video game designer salary in United States

How much does a Video Game Designer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $20.96
Low $8.20
High $53.54
Non-cash benefit
Health insurance

The average salary for a video game designer is $20.96 per hour in the United States. 229 salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Video Game Designers in United States

  1. Riot Games
    62 reviews5 salaries reported
    $28.15per hour
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Highest paying cities for Video Game Designers near United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $29.10 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $27.00 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Bellevue, WA
    $26.58 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $21.43 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $20.77 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $19.77 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $18.55 per hour
    49 salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $17.43 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $16.75 per hour
    8 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Video Game Designers

  • Health insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 16 ratings

56% of Video Game Designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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