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Game Designer Salary

$88,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$66,500 - $96,499
52% of jobs
$96,500 - $126,499
23% of jobs
The average salary is $148,571 a year
$126,500 - $156,499
17% of jobs
$156,500 - $186,499
6% of jobs
$186,500 - $216,499
0% of jobs
$216,500 - $246,499
0% of jobs
$246,500 - $276,499
0% of jobs
$276,500 - $306,499
0% of jobs
$306,500 - $336,499
0% of jobs
$336,500 - $366,499
0% of jobs
$366,500 - $396,500
0% of jobs

National Average

$66,500 $148,571/year $396,500
Game Designer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$148,571
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$150,966

As of Nov 30, 2019, the average annual pay for a Game Designer in the United States is $148,571 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $396,500 and as low as $66,500, the majority of Game Designer salaries currently range between $88,000 (25th percentile) to $143,500 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Game Designer varies modestly (up to $55,500), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Game Designer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Game Designer in your area are making on average $150,966 per year or $2,395 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $148,571. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Game Designer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Game Designer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Game Designer Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $88,000 $148,571 $143,500
Monthly Salary $7,333 $12,381 $11,958
Weekly Salary $1,692 $2,857 $2,760
Hourly Salary $42 $71 $69

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