Game Development Schools In Colorado

Game Development classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited game development schools in Colorado. The trends in Colorado's game development academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in game development includes game development training at the game development 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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Game Development Employment

Colorado 26,510
National 708,950

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

Employment Growth for Game development professionals In Colorado

19,510 20,590 23,640 25,210 26,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game development professionals is shrinking in Colorado. In 2010 there were 19,320 less game development professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 99%. This is faster than the trend for game development professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 96% between 2006 and 2010.

Game Development VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$67,960 $70,283 $72,820 $74,630 $54,270
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by game development professionals is decreasing in Colorado. The mean salary for game development professionals in 2006 was $67,960 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,270 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$36,370
25th percentile
$41,780
50th percentile
$51,510
75th percentile
$63,630
90th percentile
$74,500

Thus, there was a 25% decline in game development professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Colorado state, within the field of game development, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid game development professionals earn 105% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Colorado

Computer Animation
$54,270
Computer Programming
$78,390
Computer Science
$75,808
Game Development
$74,977

In Colorado, game development professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

100% of these graduates received an associate's degree in game development.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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