What is the average salary for a Video Game Designer?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Video Game Designer is $83,240. Salaries start from $45,090 and go up to $121,230. Please note that the average salary for a Video Game Designer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Video Game Designers in United States earn:

$121,230
Senior

The top 25% of Video Game Designers in United States earn:

$103,640
Experienced

The middle 50% of Video Game Designers in United States earn:

$82,340
Junior

The bottom 25% of Video Game Designers in United States earn:

$62,890
Starting

The bottom 10% of Video Game Designers in United States earn:

$45,090

Historical salary

Video Game Designer salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Video Game Designer Salary in District of Columbia 106,570 1
Video Game Designer Salary in Maryland 99,380 2
Video Game Designer Salary in Virginia 97,630 3
Video Game Designer Salary in Connecticut 91,380 4
Video Game Designer Salary in Massachusetts 90,110 5
Video Game Designer Salary in Colorado 87,210 6
Video Game Designer Salary in California 86,950 7
Video Game Designer Salary in West Virginia 86,670 8
Video Game Designer Salary in Georgia 84,490 9
Video Game Designer Salary in Texas 83,910 10
Video Game Designer Salary in United States 83,240 11
Video Game Designer Salary in Alabama 83,170 12
Video Game Designer Salary in Hawaii 83,070 13
Video Game Designer Salary in Vermont 83,050 14
Video Game Designer Salary in New York 82,640 15
Video Game Designer Salary in Illinois 82,330 16
Video Game Designer Salary in Alaska 81,890 17
Video Game Designer Salary in North Carolina 81,630 18
Video Game Designer Salary in Pennsylvania 80,110 19
Video Game Designer Salary in Oregon 79,870 20
Video Game Designer Salary in Ohio 79,760 21
Video Game Designer Salary in Missouri 79,260 22
Video Game Designer Salary in New Mexico 79,210 23
Video Game Designer Salary in South Carolina 78,360 24
Video Game Designer Salary in Nebraska 77,740 25
Video Game Designer Salary in New Hampshire 77,400 26
Video Game Designer Salary in New Jersey 77,300 27
Video Game Designer Salary in Delaware 76,300 28
Video Game Designer Salary in Florida 76,000 29
Video Game Designer Salary in Arkansas 75,450 30
Video Game Designer Salary in Oklahoma 75,090 31
Video Game Designer Salary in Maine 74,920 32
Video Game Designer Salary in Minnesota 74,230 33
Video Game Designer Salary in Idaho 73,970 34
Video Game Designer Salary in Michigan 73,190 35
Video Game Designer Salary in South Dakota 73,130 36
Video Game Designer Salary in Arizona 72,580 37
Video Game Designer Salary in Mississippi 72,360 38
Video Game Designer Salary in Washington 71,870 39
Video Game Designer Salary in Rhode Island 71,260 40
Video Game Designer Salary in Kansas 71,050 41
Video Game Designer Salary in Utah 70,350 42
Video Game Designer Salary in Indiana 70,180 43
Video Game Designer Salary in Kentucky 69,990 44
Video Game Designer Salary in Louisiana 68,800 45
Video Game Designer Salary in Wisconsin 67,890 46
Video Game Designer Salary in Tennessee 66,290 47
Video Game Designer Salary in North Dakota 65,510 48
Video Game Designer Salary in Wyoming 64,460 49
Video Game Designer Salary in Nevada 64,190 50
Video Game Designer Salary in Iowa 62,110 51
Video Game Designer Salary in Montana 61,990 52
Video Game Designer Salary in Puerto Rico 57,340 53

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics