Video Game Design Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 3 accredited video game design schools where video game design faculty who teach video game design classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer

    6270 Park South Drive, Bessemer, Alabama 35022

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  2. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  3. Virginia College-Huntsville

    2800 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville, Alabama 35805-9945

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Alabama 10,080
National 1,051,700

Approximately 1% of the country's video game design professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Alabama

1,690 1,840 1,950 1,960 10,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, video game design is a growing field. In Alabama, 8,390 more video game design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 496%. This growth is faster than the national trend for video game design professionals which shows a 384% increase in the number of video game design professionals working around the nation.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$37,340 $41,665 $43,415 $43,155 $62,648
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of video game design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to video game design professionals are increasing in Alabama. In 2006 video game design professionals made a mean salary of $37,340 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,648 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$37,092
25th percentile
$46,248
50th percentile
$58,422
75th percentile
$75,808
90th percentile
$92,860

Thus, video game design professionals' salaries grew by 40% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 150% pay differential between the highest paid video game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of video game design in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Alabama

Computer Animation
$47,340
Computer Programming
$72,230
Computer Science
$66,590
Game Design
$68,368
Video Game Design
$62,648

In Alabama, video game design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited video game design schools in Alabama state is also increasing.

Thus there was a 100% percent increase in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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