Game Designer Salaries

122 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

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CA$56k / yr
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The national average salary for a Game Designer is $56,462 in Canada. Filter by location to see Game Designer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 122 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Game Designer employees.

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Game Designer

Ubisoft

CA$58,642/yr

Range: CA$47k - CA$89k

24 salaries

CA$58,642/yr
CA$47kCA$89k

Game Designer

Gameloft

CA$55,100/yr

Range: CA$42k - CA$82k

10 salaries

CA$55,100/yr
CA$42kCA$82k

Game Designer

Electronic Arts

CA$72,012/yr

Range: CA$47k - CA$91k

5 salaries

CA$72,012/yr
CA$47kCA$91k

Game Designer

Relic Entertainment

CA$67,939/yr

Range: CA$55k - CA$81k

4 salaries

CA$67,939/yr
CA$55kCA$81k

Game Designer

IUGO Mobile Entertainment

CA$46,811/yr

Range: CA$35k - CA$49k

4 salaries

CA$46,811/yr
CA$35kCA$49k

Game Designer

Koolhaus Games

CA$52,809/yr

Range: CA$39k - CA$71k

4 salaries

CA$52,809/yr
CA$39kCA$71k

Game Designer

Big Viking Games

CA$64,642/yr

Range: CA$56k - CA$72k

3 salaries

CA$64,642/yr
CA$56kCA$72k

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Game Designer - Contractor

Electronic Arts

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CA$46k - CA$53k

2 salaries

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CA$46k - CA$53k
CA$46kCA$53k

Game Designer

Ludia

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CA$38k - CA$43k

2 salaries

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CA$38k - CA$43k
CA$38kCA$43k

Game Designer

Eidos Montreal

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CA$63k - CA$80k

2 salaries

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CA$63k - CA$80k
CA$63kCA$80k

Game Designer

BioWare

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CA$74k - CA$82k

2 salaries

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CA$74k - CA$82k
CA$74kCA$82k

Game Designer

A Thinking Ape

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CA$60k - CA$65k

2 salaries

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CA$60k - CA$65k
CA$60kCA$65k

Game Designer

East Side Games

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CA$45k - CA$50k

2 salaries

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CA$45k - CA$50k
CA$45kCA$50k

Game Designer

Skybox Labs

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CA$49k - CA$74k

2 salaries

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CA$49k - CA$74k
CA$49kCA$74k

Game Designer

Uken Games

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CA$52k - CA$64k

2 salaries

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CA$52k - CA$64k
CA$52kCA$64k

Game Designer

IGG

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CA$42k - CA$65k

2 salaries

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CA$42k - CA$65k
CA$42kCA$65k

Game Designer

Beamdog

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CA$54k - CA$62k

2 salaries

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CA$54k - CA$62k
CA$54kCA$62k

Game Designer

Blackbird Interactive

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CA$44k - CA$79k

2 salaries

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CA$44k - CA$79k
CA$44kCA$79k

Game Designer

Rockstar Games

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CA$54k - CA$72k

2 salaries

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CA$54k - CA$72k
CA$54kCA$72k

Game Designer

Nvizzio

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CA$37k - CA$41k

2 salaries

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CA$37k - CA$41k
CA$37kCA$41k

Recent Salary Reports

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

$68,250
per year
A Video Game Designer in the Toronto Area area reported making $68,250 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$56,000
per year
A Game Economy Designer in the Montreal Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$67,308
per year
An Intermediate Game Designer in the Toronto Area area reported making $67,308 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Game Designer in the Toronto Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$68,261
per year
A Game Designer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $68,261 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private