Game Design Schools In Arizona

Game Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited game design schools in Arizona. The trends in Arizona's game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in game design includes game design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Game Design
  • Bachelors degree in Game Design


Schools

  1. Collins College

    4750 S 44th Place, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Game Design Employment

Arizona 16,720
National 1,054,840

Approximately 2% of the country's game design professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Game design professionals In Arizona

4,270 4,320 4,090 3,560 16,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game design professionals is growing in Arizona. There were 12,450 more game design professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 292% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for game design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of game design professionals has grown by 375% between 2006 and 2010.

Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$50,700 $49,580 $50,060 $49,490 $66,800
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of game design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to game design professionals are increasing in Arizona. Game design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $50,700 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,800 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$39,610
25th percentile
$50,510
50th percentile
$63,955
75th percentile
$79,552
90th percentile
$100,040

Thus, game design professionals' salaries grew by 24% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of game design. The pay differential between the highest paid game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 153%

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Arizona

Art
$54,914
Computer Animation
$56,690
Computer Programming
$74,420
Computer Science
$72,542
Design
$48,397
Game Design
$66,800
Video Game Design
$66,102
Visual Communications
$42,422

In Arizona, game design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in game design.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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