Game Development Schools In Georgia

Game Development classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited game development schools in Georgia. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of game development and game development training in Georgia, which includes game development training at the following levels:

  • Game Development Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Game Development
  • Masters degree in Game Development


Schools

  1. Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146

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  2. American InterContinental University in Atlanta

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Game Development Employment

Georgia 15,030
National 708,950

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

Employment Growth for Game development professionals In Georgia

15,670 14,710 15,550 15,260 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game development professionals is shrinking in Georgia. In Georgia, 15,030 less game development professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has shrunk by 96% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Georgia

$63,527 $66,277 $70,230 $72,403 $54,070
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of game development professionals is declining, the salaries paid to game development professionals are decreasing in Georgia. The mean salary for game development professionals in 2006 was $63,527 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,070 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$38,260
25th percentile
$46,490
50th percentile
$54,010
75th percentile
$60,920
90th percentile
$72,510

This represents a decline in salaries of 17%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Georgia state, within the field of game development, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid game development professionals earn 90% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Georgia

Computer Animation
$54,070
Computer Programming
$73,100
Computer Science
$69,182
Game Development
$74,153

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a bachelor's degree in game development.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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