How much does a Game Developer make?

Updated 19 Jan 2022
$70,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

15 salaries

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$47K

Low

$70K

Average

$120K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Game Developer make? The national average salary for a Game Developer is $70,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Game Developer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Developer employees.

Seniority Levels

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Game Developer$70,000 /yr
L3
Game Developer IvNo Salary Reports
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$30

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$24

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$35

per year

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$140,000

per year

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Ainsworth Game Technology
2.6

Ainsworth Game Technology

Game Developer
About 

$68K -$83K

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$68K

$83K

$67,771 - $82,827 Range

Riot Games
4.2

Riot Games

Game Developer - Hourly
About 

$46 -$62

 hourly

$46

$62

$46 - $62 Range

Royal Wins

Game Developer
About 

$56K -$69K

$56K

$69K

$56,491 - $68,693 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Game Developer
About 

$72K -$77K

$72K

$77K

$72,176 - $77,415 Range

Swinburne University of Technology
4.2

$63K

$67K

$62,815 - $66,956 Range

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
3.7

$73K

$79K

$72,612 - $78,593 Range

Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
2.9

$72K

$77K

$71,813 - $77,458 Range

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4.4

Envirolab Services

Game Developer - Hourly
About 

$36 -$38

 hourly

$36

$38

$36 - $38 Range

Euclideon Holographics
1.9

Euclideon Holographics

Game Developer
About 

$42K -$46K

$42K

$46K

$41,987 - $45,566 Range

Soap Creative
3.4

Soap Creative

Game Developer
About 

$47K -$51K

$47K

$51K

$46,868 - $51,305 Range

2.2

Tkm9 Group

Game Developer
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$47,650 - $52,303 Range

Miroma Project Factory

Miroma Project Factory

Game Developer
About 

$68K -$73K

$68K

$73K

$67,846 - $73,417 Range

George Washington University
4

George Washington University

Game Developer
About 

$85K -$91K

$85K

$91K

$85,201 - $90,680 Range

Crown Resorts
3.8

Crown Resorts

Table Games Dealer - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $26 - $42

$26

$42

$26 - $42 Range

Star Entertainment Group
3.7

Star Entertainment Group

Table Games Dealer - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $22 - $38

$22

$38

$22 - $38 Range

Star Entertainment Group
3.7

Star Entertainment Group

Table Games Dealer - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $24 - $31

$24

$31

$24 - $31 Range

Crown Resorts
3.8

Crown Resorts

Table Games Dealer - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $30 - $40

$30

$40

$30 - $40 Range

3.8

Crown Casino

Table Games Dealer - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $20 - $39

$20

$39

$20 - $39 Range

Halfbrick Studios
4

Halfbrick Studios

Game Programmer

$67,097

 /yr
Range: $46K - $80K

$46K

$80K

$45,729 - $79,616 Range

Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group
3.3

Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group

Gaming Attendant - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $21 - $27

$21

$27

$21 - $27 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Game Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Game Developer is $70,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Game Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Game Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Game Developer in Australia is $120,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Game Developer in Australia is $46,937 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent game developer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$70,000
per year
A Game Developer in the Sydney Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Games Developer in the Sydney Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$79,616
per year
A Game Programmer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $79,616 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$28
hourly
A Table Games Croupier in the Adelaide Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Adelaide Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60
hourly
A Game Developer in the Sydney Area area reported making $60 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$82,000
per year
A C# Unity Developer in the Sydney Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private