Game Development Schools
In Rochester, New York

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

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Game Development Employment

Rochester 2,200
New York 34,090

Exactly 40 of the 2,980 game development professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of game development professionals in Rochester has shrunk by 99%. As the employment for game development professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Game Development employment growth

36,570 36,360 34,010 31,130 2,980
2,810 2,450 2,240 2,310 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Game Development VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$64,280 $66,510 $64,943 $69,520 $60,090
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

In Rochester, salaries for game development professionals have decreased. In 2010 game development professionals in Rochester reportedly earned an average salary of $60,090 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for game development professionals in Rochester was $64,280 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Rochester

10th percentile
$36,430
25th percentile
$44,260
50th percentile
$57,950
75th percentile
$72,150
90th percentile
$88,360

Game development professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $57,950 per year. The difference in pay between the game development professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 143%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,430 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Rochester

Computer Animation
$60,090
Game Development
$60,090
Computer Programming
$65,580
Computer Science
$84,747

On average game development professionals in Rochester earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Rochester.

Educational Trends

Game Development schools in Rochester

1

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

Game Development Programs Offered In Rochester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in game development offered by Rochester's game development schools.

Student Completed Game Development Degrees In Rochester

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total34

Approximately 34 students graduated from game development courses in 2010.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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