Game Developer

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This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Game developers write, design, program, animate, and test games and applications for computers, gaming consoles, and cellphones. 

Pay

New game developers usually earn

$49K-$60K per year

Game developers with experience usually earn

$60K-$80K per year

Source: AbsoluteIT, 'Remuneration Report', July 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job are good for skilled game developers as, although the industry is small, it is growing rapidly.
A game developer wearing headphones and holding a controller to test a computer game

Game developers have to rigorously test their games

Last updated 8 December 2016