Game Developer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$114,600
$100,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$214,600
Total Compensation
Median: $115K
Min: $85K
Max: $136K

How Much Does a Game Developer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Game Developer in Chicago is $114,600. The average additional cash compensation for a Game Developer in Chicago is $100,000. The average total compensation for a Game Developer in Chicago is $214,600. Game Developer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Game Developer employees in Chicago.

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Game Developer Salary ranges

The most common Game Developer salary in Chicago is between $120k - $130k.

Average Game Developer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Game Developer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $127,000 on average.

Game Developer Salary by gender

The average Game Developer salary for women is $125,000 and the average Game Developer salary for men is $112,000.

Game Developer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Game Developer with 7+ years of experience is $131,500. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $100,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $74,909
Min: $50K
Max: $120K
Junior Software Engineer $85,154
Min: $63K
Max: $130K
Android Developer $92,205
Min: $60K
Max: $152K
Software Test Engineer $92,415
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
QA Engineer $93,203
Min: $0K
Max: $135K
Front End Developer $102,130
Min: $55K
Max: $240K
iOS Developer $106,488
Min: $75K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $108,260
Min: $60K
Max: $875K
Automation Engineer $109,419
Min: $80K
Max: $167K
Site Reliability Engineer $112,875
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $114,416
Min: $65K
Max: $180K
Game Developer $114,600
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Sales Engineer $118,552
Min: $85K
Max: $220K
Security Engineer $118,906
Min: $80K
Max: $205K
Systems Engineer $122,421
Min: $65K
Max: $190K
DevOps Engineer $123,236
Min: $65K
Max: $170K
Salesforce Developer $125,813
Min: $75K
Max: $197K
QA Manager $129,000
Min: $100K
Max: $165K
Senior Software Engineer $135,015
Min: $81K
Max: $200K
Lead Software Engineer $139,014
Min: $95K
Max: $190K
Database Administrator $142,700
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $146,220
Min: $68K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $152,874
Min: $77K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer $153,722
Min: $85K
Max: $253K
Machine Learning Engineer $156,800
Min: $125K
Max: $220K
Data Engineering Manager $161,523
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Principal Software Engineer $165,101
Min: $122K
Max: $225K
Director of Software Engineering $183,045
Min: $130K
Max: $275K
Vice President of Engineering $191,349
Min: $149K
Max: $290K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $203,327
Min: $130K
Max: $324K

Recent Game Developer salaries in Chicago

$100,000
Yearly Salary
A marq reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Game Developer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Game Developer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$136,000
Yearly Salary
A Game Developer reported a yearly salary of $136,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$127,000
Yearly Salary
A Game Developer reported a yearly salary of $127,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
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