Game Design Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

In Phoenix, 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 Phoenix, and the future trends. Academia in game design includes game design training at the game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Game Design Employment

Phoenix 13,340
Arizona 16,720

Of the 16,720 game design professionals employed in Arizona, 13,340 work in Phoenix. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of game design professionals in Phoenix has grown by 318%. As the number of game design professionals in Phoenix has increased, overall employment in Phoenix has also increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Game Design employment growth

4,270 4,320 4,090 3,560 16,720
3,190 3,460 3,240 2,800 13,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$52,495 $50,085 $51,175 $50,720 $68,593
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

Salaries for game design professionals in Phoenix have increased. In 2010 game design professionals in Phoenix reportedly earned an average salary of $68,593 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for game design professionals in Phoenix was $52,495 per year. The growth in the salary of game design professionals in Phoenix is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Phoenix

10th percentile
$41,725
25th percentile
$52,242
50th percentile
$65,685
75th percentile
$81,060
90th percentile
$102,088

Game design professionals in Phoenix earn a median salary of $65,685 per year. The 10% of game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,725 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $102,088 per year.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Phoenix

Visual Communications
$43,798
Design
$49,126
Art
$50,278
Computer Animation
$64,080
Game Design
$68,593
Video Game Design
$69,260
Computer Programming
$75,910
Computer Science
$81,470

Phoenix game design professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Game Design schools in Phoenix

1

There is only one accredited game design school in the city. Many of Phoenix's game design professionals are graduates of this school.

Game Design Programs Offered In Phoenix

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Phoenix's game design school offers one game design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Game Design Degrees In Phoenix

associate
0
bachelor
160
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total160

Approximately 160 students completed game design courses in 2010.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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