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
District of Columbia $118,800
Maryland $116,360
New Hampshire $113,770
Virginia $104,840
California $98,010
Colorado $99,840
Connecticut $99,730
New Jersey $99,500
Alaska $94,900
Massachusetts $88,660
South Carolina $93,240
Washington $87,760
New York $90,430
Texas $88,460
Georgia $85,280
Hawaii $93,430
North Carolina $86,770
Alabama $87,980
Pennsylvania $84,660
Nebraska $85,600
Arizona $80,790
West Virginia $83,160
Missouri $83,720
Ohio $82,640
Minnesota $77,560
Rhode Island $79,840
Mississippi $78,970
South Dakota $80,720
Idaho $78,090
Maine $77,640
Oregon $77,540
New Mexico $76,890
Kentucky $78,830
Indiana $81,290
Kansas $76,510
Guam $81,940
Florida $76,500
Iowa $74,810
Oklahoma $78,630
Utah $73,370
Michigan $73,650
Wyoming $73,050
Wisconsin $71,050
Tennessee $72,100
Arkansas $74,130
Nevada $71,210
Vermont $71,490
North Dakota $68,870
Montana $66,510
Louisiana $62,800
Puerto Rico $62,800
Virgin Islands $43,130

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 search engine marketing specialists but more than web developers.

Career Median Salary
Search engine marketing specialist salary $43K
Operations research analyst salary $54K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $57K
Computer programmer salary $54K
Network administrator salary $47K
Video game designer salary $53K
Customer success manager salary $46K
Live sound engineer salary $31K
Computer systems analyst salary $55K
Web developer salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)