Video Game Design Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 8 accredited schools where video game design classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of video game design and video game design training in Maryland, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  2. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  3. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  4. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  5. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  6. ITT Technical Institute-Owings Mills

    11301 Red Run Blvd, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

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  7. American Career Institute_??_??_Baltimore

    190 W Ostend St, Baltimore, Maryland 21230

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  8. American Career Institute_??_??_Columbia

    8621 Robert Fulton Dr, Columbia, Maryland 21046

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Maryland 23,660
National 1,051,700

Of all of the video game design professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Maryland.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Maryland

4,490 4,240 4,260 4,850 23,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Video Game Design is a growing field in Maryland. In 2010 there were 19,170 more video game design professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maryland, this field has grown by 427% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for video game design professionals which shows a 384% increase in the number of video game design professionals working around the nation.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$47,785 $52,705 $56,030 $59,365 $70,782
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
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 Maryland. The mean salary for video game design professionals in 2006 was $47,785 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,782 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$42,708
25th percentile
$53,210
50th percentile
$67,090
75th percentile
$85,530
90th percentile
$106,375

This represents a growth in salaries of 32%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 149% 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 Maryland.

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

Computer Animation
$58,590
Computer Programming
$77,260
Computer Science
$78,138
Game Design
$73,630
Video Game Design
$70,782

In Maryland, 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 Maryland

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total9

As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited video game design schools in Maryland state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 3 video game design graduates from video game design courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 44 graduates.

Thus there was a 1367% percent increase in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. 56% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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