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Python Game Developer Salary

National Average
$19,500 $100,839 /year $173,500
$48 /hour
National Average
$1,625 $8,403 /month $14,458
$48 /hour
National Average
$375 $1,939 /week $3,337
$48 /hour
National Average
$9.38 $48 /hour $83.41
Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $152,500 $12,708 $2,932 $73
75th Percentile $126,500 $10,541 $2,432 $61
Average $100,839 $8,403 $1,939 $48
25th Percentile $76,500 $6,375 $1,471 $37
Python Game Developer Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

How much does a Python Game Developer make?

As of May 16, 2022, the average annual pay for a Python Game Developer in the United States is $100,839 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $48.48 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,939/week or $8,403/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $173,500 and as low as $19,500, the majority of Python Game Developer salaries currently range between $76,500 (25th percentile) to $126,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $152,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Python Game Developer varies greatly (by as much as $50,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Python Game Developer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Python Game Developer in your area makes on average $106,078 per year, or $5,239 (5%) more than the national average annual salary of $100,839. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Python Game Developer salaries.

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

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What are Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Python Game Developer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Python Game Developer job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $11,561 (11.5%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $16,852 (16.7%) above the $100,839 average.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Python Game Developer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Richmond, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Python Game Developer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$117,692$9,808$2,263$56.58
San Mateo, CA$116,138$9,678$2,233$55.84
Boston, MA$112,401$9,367$2,162$54.04
Juneau, AK$112,389$9,366$2,161$54.03
Berkeley, CA$111,616$9,301$2,146$53.66
Daly City, CA$111,300$9,275$2,140$53.51
Santa Monica, CA$111,096$9,258$2,136$53.41
Quincy, MA$110,635$9,220$2,128$53.19
Renton, WA$110,578$9,215$2,126$53.16
Richmond, CA$109,600$9,133$2,108$52.69

What are Top 5 Best Paying Related Python Game Developer Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Python Game Developer job category that pay more per year than a typical Python Game Developer salary. Top examples of these roles include: GAME Designer, Game Engine Developer, and Senior Game Programmer.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $11,481 (11.4%) and $29,161 (28.9%) more than the average Python Game Developer salary of $100,839. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Python Game Developer jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Python Game Developer position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
GAME Designer$130,000$10,833$2,500$62.50
Game Engine Developer$116,332$9,694$2,237$55.93
Senior Game Programmer$116,250$9,688$2,236$55.89
Senior Game Developer$113,296$9,441$2,179$54.47
GAME Engineer$112,320$9,360$2,160$54.00
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.