Video Game Design Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

The city of Grand Rapids has only one school 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 Grand Rapids, which includes video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Video Game Design Employment

Grand Rapids 2,410
Michigan 25,370

Of the 25,370 video game design professionals employed in Michigan, 2,410 work in Grand Rapids. The number of video game design professionals in Grand Rapids has grown by 271% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of video game design professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Video Game Design employment growth

6,560 6,970 5,440 5,330 25,370
650 780 650 780 2,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$45,760 $45,280 $38,320 $55,210 $58,800
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

As the number of video game design professionals in Grand Rapids has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,800 per year was earned by video game design professionals in Grand Rapids. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Grand Rapids made an average salary of $45,760 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Grand Rapids is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$35,982
25th percentile
$45,902
50th percentile
$56,860
75th percentile
$69,388
90th percentile
$85,645

Video game design professionals in Grand Rapids make a median yearly salary of $56,860. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,982 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 138% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Computer Animation
$55,800
Video Game Design
$58,800
Game Design
$59,798
Computer Programming
$63,420
Computer Science
$63,915

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Grand Rapids

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Grand Rapids

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 Grand Rapids, Michigan

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