Game Design Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

In Charlotte, there is only one game design school where game design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the game design academic community in Charlotte, and the future trends. Academia in game design includes game design training at the following levels:

  • Game Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Game Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Game Design Employment

Charlotte 7,810
North Carolina 29,680

Exactly 7,810 of North Carolina's 29,680 game design professionals work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of game design professionals in Charlotte has grown by 830%. As the number of game design professionals in Charlotte has increased, overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Game Design employment growth

4,640 4,740 5,380 5,710 29,680
840 850 1,130 1,380 7,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$59,190 $53,120 $62,805 $65,235 $77,585
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

Salaries for game design professionals in Charlotte have increased. In 2010 game design professionals in Charlotte reportedly earned an average salary of $77,585 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for game design professionals in Charlotte was $59,190 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Charlotte

10th percentile
$44,360
25th percentile
$53,228
50th percentile
$69,568
75th percentile
$102,498
90th percentile
$106,337

Game design professionals in Charlotte earn a median salary of $69,568 per year. The 10% of game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $106,337 per year.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Visual Communications
$43,873
Design
$54,171
Art
$60,465
Video Game Design
$73,060
Computer Science
$76,013
Computer Programming
$76,770
Game Design
$77,585

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

Educational Trends

Game Design schools in Charlotte

1

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

Game Design Programs Offered In Charlotte

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in game design offered by Charlotte's game design schools.

Student Completed Game Design Degrees In Charlotte

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total19

In 2010 approximately 19 students completed game design courses.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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