Video game designer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Video game designer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $94,900
Alabama $87,980
Arkansas $74,130
Arizona $80,790
California $98,010
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
District of Columbia $118,800
Delaware $76,580
Florida $76,500
Georgia $85,280
Guam $81,940
Hawaii $93,430
Iowa $74,810
Idaho $78,090
Illinois $86,800
Indiana $81,290
Kansas $76,510
Kentucky $79,420
Louisiana $62,800
Massachusetts $88,660
Maryland $116,360
Maine $77,640
Michigan $73,650
Minnesota $77,560
Missouri $83,720
Mississippi $78,970
Montana $66,510
North Carolina $86,770
North Dakota $68,870
Nebraska $85,600
New Hampshire $113,770
New Jersey $99,500
New Mexico $76,890
Nevada $71,210
New York $90,430
Ohio $82,640
Oklahoma $78,630
Oregon $77,540
Pennsylvania $87,040
Puerto Rico $62,800
Rhode Island $79,840
South Carolina $93,240
South Dakota $80,720
Tennessee $72,100
Texas $88,460
Utah $73,370
Virginia $104,840
Virgin Islands $43,130
Vermont $71,490
Washington $87,760
Wisconsin $71,050
West Virginia $83,160
Wyoming $73,050

How do video game designer salaries compare to similar careers?

Video game designers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than computer hardware engineers but more than photonics engineers.

Career Median Salary
Computer hardware engineer salary $115K
Computer network architect salary $109K
Information security analyst salary $98K
Geospatial information scientist salary $90K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $90K
Video game designer salary $90K
Database architect salary $90K
Electrical engineer salary $97K
Software engineer salary $93K
Photonics engineer salary $97K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)