Game Developer Salary in Australia

AU$64,300
per year
per month
AU$5,360
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$3,280/year
Profit Sharing
AU$5,790/year
Bonus
AU$270/month
Profit Sharing
AU$480/month

Game Developer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Game Developer is AU$64,300 per year (AU$5,360 per month), which is AU$1,060 (-2%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Game Developer can expect an average starting salary of AU$39,600. The highest salaries can exceed AU$120,000.
AU$39,600
Low
AU$64,300
Average
AU$120,000
High
AU$3,300
Low
AU$5,360
Average
AU$10,000
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$70,200
AU$140,330
Base SalaryAU$39,600 - 120,000
BonusAU$0 - 7,680
Profit SharingAU$0 - 12,650
Total CompensationAU$39,600 - 140,330
AU$0
AU$5,850
AU$11,690
Base SalaryAU$3,300 - 10,000
BonusAU$0 - 640
Profit SharingAU$0 - 1,050
Total CompensationAU$3,300 - 11,690

Game Developer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$39,600
Average
AU$64,300
Senior
AU$86,800
High
AU$120,000
Low
AU$3,300
Average
AU$5,360
Senior
AU$7,230
High
AU$10,000
Among game developers, Junior Game Developers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Game Developers enjoy the highest salaries.

Game Developer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Game DeveloperAU$87K/year
+35% 
Junior Game DeveloperAU$51K/year
 -21%

Game Developer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Game Developer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$39,600. A mid career Game Developer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$61,240, while a senior Game Developer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$86,800. Game developers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$98,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Game Developer

Late Career▲ +53%
Senior▲ +35%
Average SalaryAU$64,300/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -38%

Gender Breakdown

Female
11%
Male
89%

Game Developer - Jobs by Location

Game Developer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Game Developer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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