Video Game Designers
Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 21% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Video Game Designers' job openings is expected to rise 16.3% by 2031
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Video Game Designers' was $83,240, or $40.02 per hour
'Video Game Designers' were paid 79.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
As of 2022 there were 97,350 people employed as Video Game Designers within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Video Game Designers.
Design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation. Guide and collaborate with production staff to produce games as designed.
SOC Code: 15-1255.01
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