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Gaming Engineer Salary in Austin

Gaming Engineer Job Description

Gaming engineers work alongside teams of testers, programmers and illustrators to design, develop and create new video games. They usually have knowledge of information management, software engineering, 2D and 3D animation, as well as artificial intelligence. These specialized software engineers create coding sequences for game play on various mobile devices, computer and gaming systems. Gaming engineers are familiar with integrated circuit testers and application servers. They run tests, as well as review codes to figure out what needs to be redone or changed completely. Gaming engineers can be involved with programs that control how characters act, look, feel and move. They can also create a storyline, background scenes and other interactions throughout a game. Gaming engineers understand data structures and designs. interactive and digital media, as well as Java programing.

Working and Living in Austin

Austin is home to companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Electronics Arts. The city's tech industy is steadily growing. Austin also has expanding pharmeceutical and biotech sectors. It ranks in #8 on the Forbes list as best places for careers and business.

Besides being the capital of Texas, Austin features a diverse populous. It has plenty of neighborhoods that offer something for everyone to call home. This casual city is filled with great places to eat, including lots of BBQ restaurants. Residents can take public transportation to get around and to enjoy some of the many events throughout the year like Austin City Limits or Reggae Fest. Austin also has great parks for fishing, hiking and cycling.

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Compare Gaming Engineer salaries by region

Gaming Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. San Diego
  2. $172,500
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $166,325
  5. Seattle
  6. $153,720
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $151,310
  9. New York
  10. $150,830
  11. Boston
  12. $137,113
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $135,461
  15. Denver
  16. $131,461
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $131,000
  19. Austin
  20. $125,964
  21. Chicago
  22. $122,045
  23. Toronto
  24. C$110,000
  25. London
  26. £71,699
  27. France
  28. €47,521
  1. San Diego
  2. $172,500
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $166,325
  5. Seattle
  6. $153,720
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $151,310
  9. New York
  10. $150,830
  11. Boston
  12. $137,113
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $135,461
  15. Denver
  16. $131,461
  17. Dallas/Ft Worth
  18. $131,000
  19. Austin
  20. $125,964
  21. Chicago
  22. $122,045
  23. Toronto
  24. C$110,000
  25. London
  26. £71,699
  27. France
  28. €47,521
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Where Gaming Engineers are highest in demand

    Gaming Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: