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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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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. $154,348
  3. Seattle
  4. $144,169
  5. New York
  6. $142,168
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $135,879
  9. Boston
  10. $134,220
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $122,666
  13. San Diego
  14. $122,000
  15. Austin
  16. $116,750
  17. Denver
  18. $115,089
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $115,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $114,659
  23. Toronto
  24. C$96,260
  25. London
  26. £66,094
  27. France
  28. €50,753
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $154,348
  3. Seattle
  4. $144,169
  5. New York
  6. $142,168
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $135,879
  9. Boston
  10. $134,220
  11. Washington D.C.
  12. $122,666
  13. San Diego
  14. $122,000
  15. Austin
  16. $116,750
  17. Denver
  18. $115,089
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $115,000
  21. Chicago
  22. $114,659
  23. Toronto
  24. C$96,260
  25. London
  26. £66,094
  27. France
  28. €50,753
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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: