Video Game Design Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Video Game Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 video game design schools in Cambridge. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses video game design training at the following levels:

  • Video Game Design Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Video Game Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Video Game Design Employment

Cambridge 26,450
Massachusetts 38,060

Of the 38,060 video game design professionals employed in Massachusetts, 26,450 work in Cambridge. The number of video game design professionals in Cambridge has grown by 631% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for video game design professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

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

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Cambridge

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

Video game design professionals in Cambridge earn a median salary of $73,688 per year. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 140%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,648 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,888 per year.

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

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

On average video game design professionals in Cambridge earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Cambridge.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Cambridge

2

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in video game design offered by Cambridge's video game design school.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

Approximately 8 students completed video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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