Game Design Schools
In Rochester, New York

The city of Rochester has only one school where game design faculty can find employment. The trends in Rochester's game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Game Design Employment

Rochester 4,560
New York 82,650

Of the 82,650 game design professionals employed in New York, 4,560 work in Rochester. The number of game design professionals in Rochester has grown by 343% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of game design professionals in Rochester has increased, overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Game Design employment growth

23,610 24,110 25,990 24,910 82,650
1,030 900 900 890 4,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$60,570 $61,115 $63,295 $65,670 $72,070
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of game design professionals in Rochester has grown, salaries for game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 game design professionals in Rochester reportedly earned an average salary of $72,070 per year. Game design professionals in Rochester made a yearly average salary of $60,570, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of game design professionals in Rochester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Rochester

10th percentile
$39,718
25th percentile
$50,615
50th percentile
$65,200
75th percentile
$87,395
90th percentile
$94,997

Game design professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $65,200 per year. The 10% of game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,718 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,997 per year.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Rochester

Visual Communications
$43,593
Design
$55,010
Computer Animation
$60,090
Video Game Design
$63,318
Computer Programming
$65,580
Game Design
$72,070
Art
$77,595
Computer Science
$84,747

Rochester 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 Rochester

1

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

Game Design Programs Offered In Rochester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Rochester's game design schools offer 2 game design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Game Design Degrees In Rochester

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total34

Approximately 34 students completed game design courses in 2010.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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