Video Game Design Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 3 schools where video game design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of video game design and video game design education in Atlanta, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Video Game Design
  • Bachelors degree in Video Game Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Video Game Design Employment

Atlanta 20,330
Georgia 25,270

Of the 25,270 video game design professionals employed in Georgia, 20,330 work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 479% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the number of video game design professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Video Game Design employment growth

4,780 4,870 5,690 6,170 25,270
3,510 3,300 4,020 3,790 20,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$48,315 $48,600 $49,205 $50,760 $68,683
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for video game design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,683 per year was earned by video game design professionals in Atlanta. The average salary for video game design professionals in Atlanta was $48,315 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$41,345
25th percentile
$53,552
50th percentile
$66,872
75th percentile
$81,960
90th percentile
$98,645

Video game design professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $66,872. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 139%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,345 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,645 per year.

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

Computer Animation
$54,530
Video Game Design
$68,683
Computer Science
$75,133
Game Design
$76,185
Computer Programming
$76,330

On average video game design professional salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Atlanta

3

There are 3 accredited video game design schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's video game design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Atlanta's video game design schools offer 3 video game design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
22
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total22

Approximately 22 students graduated from video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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