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

How do video game designer salaries compare to similar careers?

Video game designers earn about the same as related careers in New Jersey.

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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)