Game Design Schools In Georgia

There are 2 accredited game design schools in Georgia for faculty who teach game design classes to choose from. The trends in Georgia'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:

  • Game Design Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Game Design
  • Masters degree in Game Design


  1. Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. American InterContinental University in Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Game Design Employment

Georgia 25,230
National 1,054,840

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

Employment Growth for Game design professionals In Georgia

5,050 5,630 5,940 6,060 25,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game design professionals is growing in Georgia. 20,180 more game design professionals were working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 400% in four years. 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 Georgia

$56,980 $60,235 $61,640 $65,245 $73,072
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Georgia, as the number of game design professionals is growing, the salaries earned by game design professionals are increasing. The mean salary for game design professionals in 2006 was $56,980 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,072 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Georgia

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Thus, there was a 22% growth in game design professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Georgia, 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 175%

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Georgia

Computer Animation
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Game Design
Video Game Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in game design.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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