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Game Designer Salaries

94 SalariesUpdated Nov 26, 2020

Average Base Pay
CA$55k / yr
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The national average salary for a Game Designer is $55,000 in Canada. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 94 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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Game Designer

Ubisoft

CA$56,551/yr

Range: CA$42k - CA$87k

18 salaries

CA$56,551/yr
CA$42kCA$87k

Game Designer

Gameloft

CA$53,725/yr

Range: CA$41k - CA$79k

10 salaries

CA$53,725/yr
CA$41kCA$79k

Game Designer

Electronic Arts

CA$62,607/yr

Range: CA$46k - CA$82k

4 salaries

CA$62,607/yr
CA$46kCA$82k

Game Designer

Big Viking Games

CA$63,028/yr

Range: CA$54k - CA$71k

3 salaries

CA$63,028/yr
CA$54kCA$71k

Game Designer

IUGO Mobile Entertainment

CA$45,205/yr

Range: CA$34k - CA$48k

3 salaries

CA$45,205/yr
CA$34kCA$48k

Game Designer

Koolhaus Games

CA$48,141/yr

Range: CA$38k - CA$69k

3 salaries

CA$48,141/yr
CA$38kCA$69k

Game Designer - Contractor

Electronic Arts

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CA$45k - CA$53k

2 salaries

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CA$45k - CA$53k
CA$45kCA$53k

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Game Designer

Eidos Montreal

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CA$63k - CA$79k

2 salaries

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CA$63k - CA$79k
CA$63kCA$79k

Game Designer

BioWare

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CA$73k - CA$81k

2 salaries

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CA$73k - CA$81k
CA$73kCA$81k

Game Designer

A Thinking Ape

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CA$59k - CA$63k

2 salaries

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CA$59k - CA$63k
CA$59kCA$63k

Game Designer

Relic Entertainment

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CA$64k - CA$82k

2 salaries

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CA$64k - CA$82k
CA$64kCA$82k

Game Designer

East Side Games

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CA$44k - CA$49k

2 salaries

About
CA$44k - CA$49k
CA$44kCA$49k

Game Designer

Uken Games

About
CA$50k - CA$63k

2 salaries

About
CA$50k - CA$63k
CA$50kCA$63k

Game Designer

Beamdog

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CA$53k - CA$60k

2 salaries

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CA$53k - CA$60k
CA$53kCA$60k

Game Designer

Rockstar Games

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CA$53k - CA$70k

2 salaries

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CA$53k - CA$70k
CA$53kCA$70k

Game Designer

Red Meat Games

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CA$44k - CA$48k

2 salaries

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CA$44k - CA$48k
CA$44kCA$48k

Game Designer

Snowed In Studios

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CA$58k - CA$62k

2 salaries

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CA$58k - CA$62k
CA$58kCA$62k

Game Designer

Ultra Creative Games

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CA$40k - CA$43k

2 salaries

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CA$40k - CA$43k
CA$40kCA$43k

Game Designer - Hourly

Best Buy

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CA$15 - CA$17hourly

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CA$15 - CA$17hourly
CA$15CA$17

Game Designer

Electronic Arts

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$52k - $57k

1 employee salary or estimate

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$52k - $57k
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$46,500
per year
A Game Economy Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $46,500 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Game Designer in the Edmonton Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$4,000
monthly
A Game Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
A Game Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Level Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Game Designer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$43,000
per year
A Technical Game Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $43,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$58,000
per year
A Game Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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