Video Game Design Schools In Connecticut

There is only one accredited video game design school in Connecticut for faculty who teach video game design classes to choose from. The trends in Connecticut's video game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in video game design includes video game design training at the video game design associates degree level.


Schools

  1. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Connecticut 13,760
National 1,051,700

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

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Connecticut

2,910 3,060 3,390 3,050 13,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of video game design professionals is growing in Connecticut. There were 10,850 more video game design professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has grown by 373% in four years. This is slower than the trend for video game design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 384% between 2006 and 2010.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$48,160 $49,330 $56,115 $56,005 $71,408
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to video game design professionals are growing in Connecticut. In 2006 video game design professionals made a mean salary of $48,160 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,408 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$40,082
25th percentile
$51,175
50th percentile
$67,868
75th percentile
$88,052
90th percentile
$108,325

This represents a growth in salaries of 33%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 170% 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 Connecticut.

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

Computer Animation
$62,410
Computer Programming
$76,430
Computer Science
$76,298
Game Design
$76,480
Video Game Design
$71,408

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

The number of students graduating from the only accredited video game design school in Connecticut is decreasing.

Thus there was a 100% percent decrease in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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