Game Development Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 2 accredited schools where game development classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the game development academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in game development training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Game Development
  • Bachelors degree in Game Development


Schools

  1. Collins College

    4750 S 44th Place, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  2. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Game Development Employment

Arizona 8,510
National 708,950

Of all of the game development professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Game development professionals In Arizona

9,750 10,180 9,730 8,950 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of game development is shrinking. In Arizona, 9,560 less game development professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 98%. This decline is faster than the national trend for game development professionals which shows a 96% decrease in the number of game development professionals working around the nation.

Game Development VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$59,383 $59,983 $65,680 $70,470 $56,690
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of game development professionals is declining, the salaries earned by game development professionals are decreasing. Game development professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,383 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,690 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$32,270
25th percentile
$37,210
50th percentile
$54,870
75th percentile
$73,390
90th percentile
$90,190

This represents a 5% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of game development. The pay differential between the highest paid game development professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 179%

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Arizona

Computer Animation
$56,690
Computer Programming
$74,420
Computer Science
$72,542
Game Development
$73,313

In Arizona, game development professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Game Development programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in game development.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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