VR Developer Salary

The average virtual reality (VR) developer salary in the United States is $155,760 per year, or $74.88 per hour.

Their monthly salary starts at $6,846 and goes up to $19,701 per month, or about $236,415 per year.

HourlyWeeklyMonthlyAnnual
$74.88$2,995$12,980$155,760

The top-paying states for VR devs are California at $203,781 per year, Delaware at $177,704, and Maryland at $177,408. The lowest-paying area is Puerto Rico, with an average salary of $83,620 a year.

Salary Range

Percentile10%25%50%75%90%
Hourly$39.50$53.87$70.88$90.84$113.66
Weekly$1,580$2,155$2,835$3,633$4,546
Monthly$6,846$9,338$12,286$15,745$19,701
Annual$82,155$112,051$147,438$188,937$236,415

Historical and Future Estimates

YearJuniorIntermediateSenior
2022$80,271$156,064$234,990
2023$81,876$158,405$238,045
2024$83,514$160,781$241,140
2025$85,184$163,193$244,274
2026$86,887$165,641$247,450
2027$88,625$168,125$250,667
2028$90,398$170,647$253,925
2029$92,206$173,207$257,227

Salary by State

StateHourlyMonthlyAnnual
Alabama$64.06$11,104$133,244
Alaska$64.79$11,231$134,769
Arizona$62.92$10,906$130,876
California$97.97$16,982$203,781
Colorado$77.36$13,409$160,906
Connecticut$62.03$10,752$129,026
Delaware$85.43$14,809$177,704
District of Columbia$81.13$14,062$168,750
Florida$63.85$11,067$132,800
Georgia$70.86$12,282$147,378
Idaho$52.38$9,079$108,943
Illinois$67.35$11,675$140,097
Indiana$59.29$10,277$123,328
Iowa$66.09$11,456$137,477
Kansas$59.83$10,371$124,453
Kentucky$55.52$9,624$115,484
Louisiana$51.87$8,991$107,892
Maine$61.52$10,663$127,961
Maryland$85.29$14,784$177,408
Massachusetts$80.31$13,921$167,048
Michigan$59.56$10,324$123,891
Minnesota$69.30$12,013$144,152
Mississippi$59.76$10,359$124,305
Missouri$54.50$9,446$113,353
Montana$50.31$8,721$104,651
Nebraska$57.79$10,017$120,206
Nevada$47.58$8,247$98,968
New Hampshire$72.18$12,511$150,131
New Jersey$80.23$13,907$166,885
New Mexico$62.94$10,910$130,921
New York$84.06$14,571$174,847
North Carolina$69.06$11,971$143,649
North Dakota$51.85$8,987$107,848
Ohio$63.28$10,969$131,631
Oklahoma$45.83$7,944$95,327
Oregon$62.19$10,779$129,352
Pennsylvania$61.58$10,675$128,094
Puerto Rico$40.20$6,968$83,620
Rhode Island$70.98$12,304$147,645
South Carolina$62.38$10,813$129,752
South Dakota$43.85$7,601$91,212
Tennessee$58.72$10,177$122,130
Texas$67.97$11,782$141,384
Utah$56.57$9,805$117,660
Vermont$50.19$8,700$104,399
Virginia$77.02$13,350$160,195
Washington$79.25$13,737$164,842
West Virginia$60.89$10,554$126,644
Wisconsin$59.78$10,362$124,350

Salary by Area

AreaHourlyWeeklyMonthlyAnnual
Akron, OH(0010420)$63.73$2,549$11,047$132,564
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY(0010580)$67.26$2,690$11,659$139,904
Albuquerque, NM(0010740)$66.44$2,658$11,517$138,202
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ(0010900)$59.32$2,373$10,282$123,388
Amarillo, TX(0011100)$42.21$1,688$7,316$87,794
Ames, IA(0011180)$67.08$2,683$11,628$139,534
Anchorage, AK(0011260)$62.87$2,515$10,898$130,773
Ann Arbor, MI(0011460)$63.27$2,531$10,967$131,602
Appleton, WI(0011540)$62.06$2,482$10,757$129,086
Asheville, NC(0011700)$57.12$2,285$9,901$118,814
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA(0012060)$72.37$2,895$12,544$150,531
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ(0012100)$70.36$2,814$12,195$146,342
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC(0012260)$62.81$2,512$10,887$130,640
Austin-Round Rock, TX(0012420)$68.21$2,728$11,823$141,873
Bakersfield, CA(0012540)$71.52$2,861$12,396$148,755
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area(2600004)$55.09$2,203$9,548$114,582
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD(0012580)$88.79$3,551$15,390$184,674
Baton Rouge, LA(0012940)$59.68$2,387$10,344$124,128
Bellingham, WA(0013380)$60.27$2,411$10,446$125,356
Bend-Redmond, OR(0013460)$60.40$2,416$10,470$125,637
Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area(4800003)$57.54$2,301$9,973$119,673
Billings, MT(0013740)$46.30$1,852$8,025$96,304
Binghamton, NY(0013780)$58.25$2,330$10,097$121,168
Birmingham-Hoover, AL(0013820)$61.41$2,456$10,644$127,724
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA(0013980)$56.21$2,248$9,743$116,920
Boise City, ID(0014260)$54.32$2,173$9,415$112,983
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH(0071650)$80.84$3,234$14,012$168,143
Boulder, CO(0014500)$76.08$3,043$13,188$158,256
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT(0071950)$66.50$2,660$11,527$138,321
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY(0015380)$64.17$2,567$11,122$133,466
Burlington, NC(0015500)$64.02$2,561$11,096$133,156
Burlington-South Burlington, VT(0072400)$50.34$2,014$8,726$104,710
California-Lexington Park, MD(0015680)$95.19$3,808$16,500$197,994
Canton-Massillon, OH(0015940)$63.28$2,531$10,969$131,631
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL(0015980)$59.48$2,379$10,309$123,713
Cedar Rapids, IA(0016300)$65.35$2,614$11,327$135,923
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area(2100003)$47.40$1,896$8,216$98,598
Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area(3300002)$67.44$2,698$11,690$140,274
Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area(4100007)$61.57$2,463$10,672$128,064
Champaign-Urbana, IL(0016580)$56.57$2,263$9,806$117,675
Charleston-North Charleston, SC(0016700)$66.40$2,656$11,509$138,114
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC(0016740)$67.48$2,699$11,697$140,363
Charlottesville, VA(0016820)$67.82$2,713$11,756$141,074
Chattanooga, TN-GA(0016860)$62.12$2,485$10,768$129,219
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI(0016980)$70.45$2,818$12,211$146,535
Chico, CA(0017020)$62.81$2,513$10,888$130,654
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN(0017140)$61.07$2,443$10,586$127,028
Cleveland-Elyria, OH(0017460)$61.14$2,446$10,598$127,176
College Station-Bryan, TX(0017780)$55.36$2,215$9,597$115,159
Colorado Springs, CO(0017820)$75.54$3,022$13,094$157,132
Columbia, MO(0017860)$47.00$1,880$8,147$97,769
Columbia, SC(0017900)$46.49$1,860$8,059$96,703
Columbus, GA-AL(0017980)$63.74$2,550$11,048$132,578
Columbus, OH(0018140)$66.32$2,653$11,495$137,936
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL(0018880)$73.39$2,936$12,721$152,647
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(0019100)$69.31$2,772$12,014$144,167
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL(0019340)$60.47$2,419$10,482$125,785
Dayton, OH(0019380)$59.45$2,378$10,305$123,654
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL(0019660)$60.05$2,402$10,408$124,897
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO(0019740)$78.18$3,127$13,552$162,622
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA(0019780)$67.89$2,716$11,767$141,207
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI(0019820)$62.15$2,486$10,772$129,263
Dover-Durham, NH-ME(0073050)$65.70$2,628$11,389$136,663
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC(0020500)$76.70$3,068$13,295$159,544
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area(1700003)$52.42$2,097$9,086$109,032
East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area(4600002)$39.92$1,597$6,919$83,028
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area(5300007)$61.91$2,476$10,731$128,775
El Paso, TX(0021340)$60.42$2,417$10,472$125,667
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY(0021060)$50.52$2,021$8,757$105,080
Elkhart-Goshen, IN(0021140)$52.35$2,094$9,074$108,884
Erie, PA(0021500)$48.09$1,924$8,336$100,033
Eugene, OR(0021660)$42.74$1,709$7,407$88,889
Evansville, IN-KY(0021780)$49.42$1,977$8,566$102,786
Fargo, ND-MN(0022020)$52.53$2,101$9,106$109,268
Fayetteville, NC(0022180)$60.43$2,417$10,475$125,696
Flint, MI(0022420)$51.71$2,068$8,963$107,552
Fort Collins, CO(0022660)$73.93$2,957$12,814$153,772
Fort Wayne, IN(0023060)$56.25$2,250$9,750$116,994
Fresno, CA(0023420)$69.53$2,781$12,052$144,626
Gainesville, FL(0023540)$56.73$2,269$9,833$118,000
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI(0024340)$53.27$2,131$9,234$110,808
Greeley, CO(0024540)$70.81$2,832$12,273$147,275
Green Bay, WI(0024580)$55.48$2,219$9,616$115,396
Greensboro-High Point, NC(0024660)$67.20$2,688$11,648$139,771
Greenville, NC(0024780)$48.89$1,956$8,474$101,691
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS(0025060)$68.50$2,740$11,873$142,480
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV(0025180)$63.33$2,533$10,978$131,735
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA(0025420)$59.60$2,384$10,330$123,965
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT(0073450)$62.05$2,482$10,756$129,071
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC(0025860)$47.74$1,910$8,276$99,308
Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area(4800004)$57.98$2,319$10,049$120,590
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX(0026420)$69.75$2,790$12,089$145,070
Huntsville, AL(0026620)$73.17$2,927$12,684$152,203
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN(0026900)$63.38$2,535$10,987$131,838
Iowa City, IA(0026980)$59.88$2,395$10,379$124,542
Ithaca, NY(0027060)$62.91$2,516$10,904$130,847
Jackson, MS(0027140)$61.65$2,466$10,687$128,242
Jacksonville, FL(0027260)$64.70$2,588$11,215$134,576
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI(0028020)$51.90$2,076$8,996$107,951
Kansas City, MO-KS(0028140)$59.06$2,363$10,238$122,855
Kansas nonmetropolitan area(2000006)$51.69$2,067$8,959$107,507
Kennewick-Richland, WA(0028420)$78.28$3,131$13,568$162,815
Killeen-Temple, TX(0028660)$67.10$2,684$11,630$139,564
Knoxville, TN(0028940)$55.69$2,228$9,653$115,840
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN(0029100)$57.54$2,302$9,974$119,688
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN(0029200)$51.21$2,048$8,876$106,516
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL(0029460)$48.90$1,956$8,477$101,720
Lancaster, PA(0029540)$59.21$2,368$10,263$123,151
Lansing-East Lansing, MI(0029620)$61.46$2,458$10,652$127,828
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV(0029820)$43.06$1,722$7,464$89,570
Lexington-Fayette, KY(0030460)$54.34$2,174$9,419$113,028
Lincoln, NE(0030700)$53.62$2,145$9,294$111,533
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR(0030780)$53.84$2,154$9,333$111,992
Logan, UT-ID(0030860)$35.25$1,410$6,110$73,319
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA(0031080)$80.35$3,214$13,928$167,136
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN(0031140)$58.52$2,341$10,143$121,715
Lubbock, TX(0031180)$53.97$2,159$9,355$112,258
Lynchburg, VA(0031340)$69.38$2,775$12,025$144,300
Madison, WI(0031540)$58.44$2,338$10,129$121,552
Manchester, NH(0074950)$69.78$2,791$12,095$145,144
Maryland nonmetropolitan area(2400006)$73.44$2,938$12,729$152,751
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX(0032580)$55.88$2,235$9,687$116,239
Memphis, TN-MS-AR(0032820)$59.15$2,366$10,253$123,032
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL(0033100)$63.60$2,544$11,025$132,297
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI(0033340)$65.02$2,601$11,270$135,242
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI(0033460)$71.06$2,842$12,317$147,808
Missoula, MT(0033540)$42.47$1,699$7,362$88,341
Mobile, AL(0033660)$61.81$2,472$10,714$128,568
Modesto, CA(0033700)$65.57$2,623$11,365$136,382
Montgomery, AL(0033860)$57.15$2,286$9,906$118,874
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area(3700004)$34.24$1,370$5,935$71,218
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL(0034940)$70.52$2,821$12,224$146,683
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN(0034980)$59.40$2,376$10,296$123,550
New Haven, CT(0075700)$58.55$2,342$10,148$121,774
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA(0035620)$86.45$3,458$14,985$179,820
North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area(3900002)$61.14$2,446$10,598$127,176
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL(0035840)$63.90$2,556$11,077$132,919
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area(4800002)$60.10$2,404$10,417$125,001
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area(2800001)$49.38$1,975$8,559$102,712
Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area(4000001)$29.09$1,164$5,043$60,517
Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area(5100003)$61.38$2,455$10,640$127,680
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area(5500002)$57.54$2,301$9,973$119,673
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area(1800001)$59.98$2,399$10,396$124,749
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area(0800003)$84.44$3,378$14,636$175,632
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area(1900002)$66.25$2,650$11,484$137,803
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area(2700001)$56.02$2,241$9,710$116,520
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI(0076450)$71.42$2,857$12,379$148,548
Ocala, FL(0036100)$62.25$2,490$10,790$129,485
Ogden-Clearfield, UT(0036260)$55.82$2,233$9,676$116,106
Oklahoma City, OK(0036420)$46.46$1,858$8,052$96,629
Olympia-Tumwater, WA(0036500)$66.07$2,643$11,452$137,418
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA(0036540)$60.26$2,410$10,445$125,341
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL(0036740)$62.84$2,513$10,892$130,699
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI(0036780)$57.81$2,312$10,020$120,235
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA(0037100)$74.77$2,991$12,960$155,518
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL(0037340)$67.58$2,703$11,714$140,570
Panama City, FL(0037460)$63.07$2,523$10,932$131,187
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL(0037860)$57.27$2,291$9,927$119,125
Peoria, IL(0037900)$60.37$2,415$10,464$125,563
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD(0037980)$69.70$2,788$12,082$144,981
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(0038060)$63.69$2,548$11,040$132,475
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area(3700003)$56.92$2,277$9,865$118,385
Pittsburgh, PA(0038300)$61.73$2,469$10,699$128,390
Port St. Lucie, FL(0038940)$63.60$2,544$11,024$132,282
Portland-South Portland, ME(0076750)$63.28$2,531$10,969$131,631
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA(0038900)$64.91$2,597$11,252$135,020
Portsmouth, NH-ME(0076900)$61.74$2,470$10,702$128,420
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA(0077200)$71.55$2,862$12,401$148,814
Provo-Orem, UT(0039340)$55.92$2,237$9,693$116,313
Raleigh, NC(0039580)$78.93$3,157$13,681$164,176
Reading, PA(0039740)$52.02$2,081$9,017$108,203
Reno, NV(0039900)$60.13$2,405$10,423$125,075
Richmond, VA(0040060)$71.40$2,856$12,377$148,518
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(0040140)$74.31$2,973$12,881$154,571
Rochester, NY(0040380)$65.37$2,615$11,331$135,968
Rockford, IL(0040420)$64.39$2,576$11,162$133,940
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA(0040900)$75.17$3,007$13,029$156,347
Salem, OR(0041420)$52.06$2,082$9,023$108,277
Salinas, CA(0041500)$73.67$2,947$12,769$153,224
Salisbury, MD-DE(0041540)$68.54$2,742$11,881$142,568
Salt Lake City, UT(0041620)$60.51$2,420$10,488$125,859
San Angelo, TX(0041660)$45.83$1,833$7,944$95,327
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX(0041700)$67.60$2,704$11,718$140,615
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA(0041740)$78.59$3,144$13,622$163,466
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA(0041860)$100.06$4,003$17,344$208,132
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA(0041940)$131.03$5,241$22,712$272,542
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR(0041980)$40.02$1,601$6,936$83,235
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA(0042020)$68.96$2,758$11,952$143,427
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA(0042100)$85.95$3,438$14,897$178,769
Santa Fe, NM(0042140)$57.31$2,293$9,935$119,214
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA(0042200)$85.88$3,435$14,886$178,636
Santa Rosa, CA(0042220)$80.55$3,222$13,961$167,536
Savannah, GA(0042340)$72.97$2,919$12,648$151,774
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA(0042540)$58.46$2,338$10,133$121,597
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA(0042660)$81.38$3,255$14,106$169,268
Sioux Falls, SD(0043620)$45.32$1,813$7,855$94,261
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI(0043780)$50.23$2,009$8,707$104,488
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area(2100002)$43.52$1,741$7,543$90,517
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area(5500003)$55.03$2,201$9,539$114,463
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area(0100004)$58.01$2,320$10,055$120,664
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area(1900004)$63.76$2,550$11,052$132,623
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area(1800003)$53.99$2,160$9,359$112,302
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area(3900004)$54.99$2,200$9,532$114,389
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area(5100002)$65.77$2,631$11,401$136,811
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area(2300002)$61.24$2,450$10,615$127,384
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area(3000003)$55.23$2,209$9,573$114,878
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area(3600004)$72.47$2,899$12,562$150,738
Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area(5100001)$66.92$2,677$11,600$139,194
Spartanburg, SC(0043900)$56.73$2,269$9,833$118,000
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA(0044060)$53.24$2,129$9,228$110,734
Springfield, IL(0044100)$59.19$2,367$10,259$123,106
Springfield, MA-CT(0078100)$65.85$2,634$11,413$136,959
Springfield, MO(0044180)$46.81$1,872$8,113$97,354
St. Cloud, MN(0041060)$56.46$2,258$9,787$117,438
St. George, UT(0041100)$50.68$2,027$8,784$105,406
St. Louis, MO-IL(0041180)$56.84$2,274$9,852$118,222
Stockton-Lodi, CA(0044700)$77.25$3,090$13,390$160,684
Syracuse, NY(0045060)$64.98$2,599$11,264$135,168
Tallahassee, FL(0045220)$57.31$2,292$9,933$119,199
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL(0045300)$66.64$2,665$11,550$138,602
Toledo, OH(0045780)$60.79$2,431$10,536$126,436
Topeka, KS(0045820)$55.02$2,201$9,536$114,434
Trenton, NJ(0045940)$78.36$3,134$13,583$162,992
Tucson, AZ(0046060)$62.07$2,483$10,760$129,115
Tulsa, OK(0046140)$55.27$2,211$9,581$114,966
Utica-Rome, NY(0046540)$63.75$2,550$11,051$132,608
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA(0046700)$72.05$2,882$12,489$149,865
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC(0047260)$68.56$2,742$11,883$142,598
Waco, TX(0047380)$59.08$2,363$10,240$122,884
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(0047900)$81.66$3,267$14,155$169,860
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA(0047940)$71.62$2,865$12,415$148,977
Wausau, WI(0048140)$57.30$2,292$9,932$119,184
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area(1700002)$54.81$2,192$9,500$114,004
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area(3300006)$70.13$2,805$12,156$145,869
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area(2100001)$43.23$1,729$7,493$89,910
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area(3900001)$62.17$2,487$10,776$129,308
West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area(4600003)$35.53$1,421$6,159$73,911
Wichita, KS(0048620)$56.61$2,264$9,812$117,749
Wilmington, NC(0048900)$54.89$2,196$9,514$114,167
Winston-Salem, NC(0049180)$61.79$2,472$10,710$128,523
Worcester, MA-CT(0079600)$78.27$3,131$13,567$162,800
York-Hanover, PA(0049620)$53.57$2,143$9,286$111,429
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA(0049660)$55.73$2,229$9,659$115,914