Game Designer Salaries

73 SalariesUpdated Mar 3, 2020
Average Base Pay
CA$56k/yr
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CA$41k
Low
CA$56k
Average
CA$79k
High
How much does a Game Designer make?

The national average salary for a Game Designer is $55,773 in Canada. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 73 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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Average Base Salaries in (CAD)
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Average Base Salaries in (CAD)
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Ubisoft
CA$61,382/yr
Range: CA$46k - CA$87k
12 salaries
CA$61,382/yr
CA$46kCA$87k
Gameloft
CA$54,455/yr
Range: CA$41k - CA$80k
8 salaries
CA$54,455/yr
CA$41kCA$80k
Electronic Arts
CA$70,420/yr
Range: CA$46k - CA$82k
3 salaries
CA$70,420/yr
CA$46kCA$82k
IUGO Mobile Entertainment
CA$45,338/yr
Range: CA$34k - CA$48k
3 salaries
CA$45,338/yr
CA$34kCA$48k
Koolhaus Games
CA$48,282/yr
Range: CA$38k - CA$69k
3 salaries
CA$48,282/yr
CA$38kCA$69k
Electronic Arts
CA$48,850/yr
Range: CA$46k - CA$53k
2 salaries
About
CA$46k - CA$53k
CA$46kCA$53k
BioWare
CA$76,882/yr
Range: CA$73k - CA$80k
2 salaries
About
CA$73k - CA$80k
CA$73kCA$80k

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Eidos Montreal
CA$70,389/yr
Range: CA$62k - CA$79k
2 salaries
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CA$62k - CA$79k
CA$62kCA$79k
A Thinking Ape
CA$61,067/yr
Range: CA$59k - CA$63k
2 salaries
About
CA$59k - CA$63k
CA$59kCA$63k
Big Viking Games
CA$58,851/yr
Range: CA$52k - CA$65k
2 salaries
About
CA$52k - CA$65k
CA$52kCA$65k
Relic Entertainment
CA$72,648/yr
Range: CA$63k - CA$82k
2 salaries
About
CA$63k - CA$82k
CA$63kCA$82k
Snowed In Studios
CA$60,176/yr
Range: CA$58k - CA$62k
2 salaries
About
CA$58k - CA$62k
CA$58kCA$62k
Ultra Creative Games
CA$41,078/yr
Range: CA$40k - CA$43k
2 salaries
About
CA$40k - CA$43k
CA$40kCA$43k
Electronic Arts
$54,690/yr
Range: $53k - $57k
1 employee salary or estimate
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$53k - $57k
$53k$57k
Electronic Arts
CA$70,111/yr
Range: CA$67k - CA$73k
1 employee salary or estimate
About
CA$67k - CA$73k
CA$67kCA$73k
Ubisoft
CA$1,123/mo
Range: CA$1k - CA$1k
1 employee salary or estimate
About
CA$1k - CA$1k
CA$1kCA$1k
Ubisoft
CA$16/hr
Range: CA$15 - CA$17
1 employee salary or estimate
About
CA$15 - CA$17
hourly
CA$15CA$17
Target
€20,710/yr
Range: €20k - €22k
1 employee salary or estimate
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€20k - €22k
€20k€22k
Microsoft
CA$97,034/yr
Range: CA$93k - CA$101k
1 employee salary or estimate
About
CA$93k - CA$101k
CA$93kCA$101k
Microsoft
CA$61,940/yr
Range: CA$60k - CA$64k
1 employee salary or estimate
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CA$60k - CA$64k
CA$60kCA$64k

Recent Salary Reports

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

$38,000
per year
A Game Designer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$43,000
per year
A Level Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $43,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Content Designer in the Toronto Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,176
per year
A Game Designer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $60,176 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$60,176
per year
A Game Designer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $60,176 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$120,352
per year
A Narrative Designer in the Toronto Area area reported making $120,352 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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