Game Development Schools In Texas

In Texas, there is only one accredited school where game development classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in game development in the state of Texas, which encompasses game development training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Game Development Employment

Texas 45,340
National 708,950

Of all of the game development professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Game development professionals In Texas

38,000 42,660 44,060 44,680 1,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Game Development is a shrinking field in Texas. There were 36,470 less game development professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 96%. 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 Texas

$65,047 $69,560 $72,317 $74,650 $57,740
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to game development professionals are declining in Texas. The mean salary for game development professionals in 2006 was $65,047 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$30,370
25th percentile
$40,410
50th percentile
$54,270
75th percentile
$75,010
90th percentile
$90,920

Thus, there was a 13% decline in game development professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of game development, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid game development professionals earning 199% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Texas

Computer Animation
$57,740
Computer Programming
$79,990
Computer Science
$73,072
Game Development
$76,647

In Texas, 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 Texas

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in game development.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Texas

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