Video Game Design Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 2 schools where video game design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Boston, which encompasses video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Video Game Design Employment

Boston 26,450
Massachusetts 38,060

Exactly 26,450 of Massachusetts' 38,060 video game design professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 631% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the number of video game design professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Video Game Design employment growth

5,710 6,160 6,540 6,290 38,060
3,620 4,030 4,380 3,970 26,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$48,490 $51,140 $52,845 $56,245 $76,390
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of video game design professionals in Boston has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,390 per year was earned by video game design professionals in Boston. The average salary for video game design professionals in Boston was $48,490 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$46,648
25th percentile
$57,482
50th percentile
$73,688
75th percentile
$92,288
90th percentile
$111,888

Boston video game design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $73,688. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,648 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 140% higher salaries.

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

Computer Animation
$60,600
Video Game Design
$76,390
Game Design
$85,295
Computer Programming
$93,410
Computer Science
$93,423

Boston video game design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Boston

2

There are 2 accredited video game design schools in the city. Many of Boston's video game design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Boston's video game design schools offer 2 video game design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

Approximately 10 students completed video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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