Video Game Design Schools
In Columbia, Maryland

In Columbia, there is only one video game design school where video game design faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's video game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes video game design training at the video game design certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Maryland Video Game Design Employment

Columbia 10,660
Maryland 23,660

Exactly 10,660 of the 23,660 video game design professionals employed in Maryland, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 335% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the employment for video game design professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Maryland Video Game Design employment growth

4,490 4,240 4,260 4,850 23,660
2,450 2,630 2,600 2,470 10,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$45,300 $47,515 $49,935 $55,755 $69,053
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for video game design professionals in Columbia have increased. Columbia video game design professionals made $69,053 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for video game design professionals in Columbia was $45,300 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$41,252
25th percentile
$51,980
50th percentile
$65,460
75th percentile
$83,732
90th percentile
$104,568

Video game design professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $65,460. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,252 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 153% higher salaries.

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

Computer Animation
$56,570
Video Game Design
$69,053
Game Design
$74,055
Computer Programming
$76,500
Computer Science
$81,163

Video game design professional salaries in Columbia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Columbia

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There is only one accredited video game design school in the city. Many of Columbia's video game design professionals are graduates of this school.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Columbia

No data at this time.

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Columbia

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Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Maryland

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