Video Game Design Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

In Kansas City, there is only one video game design school where video game design faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas City'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 bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Video Game Design Employment

Kansas City 9,700
Missouri 22,960

Exactly 9,700 of the 22,960 video game design professionals employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Kansas City, there has been a 430% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the employment for video game design professionals in Kansas City has increased, overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Video Game Design employment growth

3,930 4,120 4,450 4,460 22,960
1,830 2,010 2,240 2,370 9,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$40,425 $46,180 $46,940 $46,820 $61,143
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of video game design professionals in Kansas City has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 video game design professionals in Kansas City reportedly earned an average salary of $61,143 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Kansas City made an average salary of $40,425 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$36,845
25th percentile
$46,008
50th percentile
$58,098
75th percentile
$73,110
90th percentile
$89,520

Video game design professionals in Kansas City make a median yearly salary of $58,098. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,845 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Computer Animation
$44,510
Video Game Design
$61,143
Computer Science
$66,500
Game Design
$69,730
Computer Programming
$73,490

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Kansas City

1

Many of Kansas City's video game design professionals are graduates of the only accredited video game design school in the city.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Kansas City

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Kansas City's video game design school offers one video game design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Kansas City

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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