Game Design Schools In Colorado

Game Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited game design schools in Colorado. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in game design in the state of Colorado, which encompasses game design training at the game design associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs

    4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907-3812

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Red Rocks Community College

    13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Game Design Employment

Colorado 28,230
National 1,054,840

Of all of the game design professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Game design professionals In Colorado

3,420 3,820 3,810 4,010 28,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, game design is a growing field. There were 24,810 more game design professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of game design has grown by 725% in Colorado. This growth is faster than the change in the number of game design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of game design professionals has grown by 375% from 2006 to 2010.

Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$53,450 $54,645 $56,710 $56,950 $71,152
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by game design professionals is increasing in Colorado. The mean salary for game design professionals in 2006 was $53,450 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,152 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$39,348
25th percentile
$51,915
50th percentile
$68,732
75th percentile
$86,645
90th percentile
$107,482

Thus, there was a 25% growth in game design professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of game design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid game design professionals earning 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Colorado

Art
$51,060
Computer Animation
$54,270
Computer Programming
$78,390
Computer Science
$75,808
Design
$49,204
Game Design
$71,152
Video Game Design
$66,955
Visual Communications
$46,015

Game design professionals in Colorado earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in game design.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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