Game Design Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Game Design faculty can choose to work at only one game design school in Atlanta. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the game design academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in game design includes game design training at the game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Game Design Employment

Atlanta 20,230
Georgia 25,230

Exactly 20,230 of the 25,230 game design professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of game design professionals in Atlanta has grown by 438%. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Game Design employment growth

5,050 5,630 5,940 6,060 25,230
3,760 3,950 4,200 4,300 20,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$58,975 $63,105 $65,035 $68,470 $76,185
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of game design professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,185 per year was earned by game design professionals in Atlanta. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for game design professionals in Atlanta was $58,975 per year. The growth in the salary of game design professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$42,882
25th percentile
$56,522
50th percentile
$71,648
75th percentile
$93,538
90th percentile
$113,662

Game design professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $71,648. The 10% of game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,882 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 165% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Visual Communications
$44,568
Art
$50,288
Design
$54,166
Computer Animation
$54,530
Video Game Design
$68,683
Computer Science
$75,133
Game Design
$76,185
Computer Programming
$76,330

Game design professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Game Design schools in Atlanta

1

Many of Atlanta's game design professionals are graduates of the only accredited game design school in the city.

Game Design Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in game design offered by Atlanta's game design school.

Student Completed Game Design Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

Approximately 13 students completed game design courses in 2010.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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