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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. SF Bay Area
  2. $166,179
  3. Seattle
  4. $157,321
  5. New York
  6. $144,632
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $144,415
  9. San Diego
  10. $138,500
  11. Toronto
  12. C$137,370
  13. Boston
  14. $136,907
  15. Austin
  16. $136,525
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $134,485
  19. Atlanta
  20. $131,785
  21. Houston
  22. $128,980
  23. Denver
  24. $128,272
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $126,666
  27. Chicago
  28. $118,919
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $117,614
  31. Philadelphia
  32. $115,888
  33. Dublin
  34. €107,200
  35. Tampa
  36. $106,666
  37. London
  38. £75,631
  39. France
  40. €35,000
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $166,179
  3. Seattle
  4. $157,321
  5. New York
  6. $144,632
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $144,415
  9. San Diego
  10. $138,500
  11. Toronto
  12. C$137,370
  13. Boston
  14. $136,907
  15. Austin
  16. $136,525
  17. Washington D.C.
  18. $134,485
  19. Atlanta
  20. $131,785
  21. Houston
  22. $128,980
  23. Denver
  24. $128,272
  25. Minneapolis/St Paul
  26. $126,666
  27. Chicago
  28. $118,919
  29. Dallas/Ft Worth
  30. $117,614
  31. Philadelphia
  32. $115,888
  33. Dublin
  34. €107,200
  35. Tampa
  36. $106,666
  37. London
  38. £75,631
  39. France
  40. €35,000
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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: