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Gaming Engineer Salary in Los Angeles

Gaming Engineer Job Description

Gaming engineers use their knowledge of programming and game design to help with the initial concept that develops into a prototype for a game. They work with teams of illustrators, programmers and testers to develop, design and create new video games. Gaming engineers may be involved with all phases of the development, from devising the initial concept to testing the product before release. They're responsible for creating coding sequences for game play on various mobile devices, as well as computer and gaming systems. These specialized software engineers can be involved with programs that control how a character acts, looks, feels and moves. They can also create background scenes, a storyline and other interactions throughout a game. Gaming engineers study software engineering, artificial intelligence, 2D and 3D animation, as well as information management. They have knowledge of Java programing, interactive and digital media, data structures and designs.

Working and Living in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has plenty of industries that are constantly growing. This city is filled with expanding science, media, research and technology companies. Known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Los Angeles is home to Hollywood, which brings in a constant stream of tourism that also benefits its economy.

As the second most populated city in the United States, Los Angeles is a very vibrant city. The City of Angels, as it is known, has a diverse culture that draws individuals from around the world, with lots to see and enjoy, from bustling, warm beaches to famous landmarks like the iconic Walk of Fame and the Hollywood sign.

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

  1. Minneapolis/St Paul
  2. $164,666
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $162,420
  5. San Diego
  6. $156,000
  7. Seattle
  8. $155,094
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $153,904
  11. New York
  12. $146,239
  13. Boston
  14. $139,579
  15. Denver
  16. $136,250
  17. Austin
  18. $136,160
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $129,672
  21. Chicago
  22. $126,933
  23. Atlanta
  24. $118,333
  25. Toronto
  26. C$116,021
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $111,176
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $108,111
  31. London
  32. £69,097
  33. Dublin
  34. €57,500
  1. Minneapolis/St Paul
  2. $164,666
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $162,420
  5. San Diego
  6. $156,000
  7. Seattle
  8. $155,094
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $153,904
  11. New York
  12. $146,239
  13. Boston
  14. $139,579
  15. Denver
  16. $136,250
  17. Austin
  18. $136,160
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $129,672
  21. Chicago
  22. $126,933
  23. Atlanta
  24. $118,333
  25. Toronto
  26. C$116,021
  27. Dallas/Ft Worth
  28. $111,176
  29. Philadelphia
  30. $108,111
  31. London
  32. £69,097
  33. Dublin
  34. €57,500
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Where Gaming Engineers are highest in demand

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