Video Game Design Schools In Missouri

Missouri has 6 accredited video game design schools where video game design faculty who teach video game design classes 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 Missouri, 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. ITT Technical Institute-Earth City

    3640 Corporate Trail Drive, Earth City, Missouri 63045

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  2. Kansas City Art Institute

    4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-1874

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  3. Missouri College

    1405 South Hanley Road, Brentwood, Missouri 63144

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  4. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  5. Bryan College in Springfield

    237 S. Florence Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65806-2000

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  6. ITT Technical Institute-Arnold

    1930 Meyer Drury Dr, Arnold, Missouri 63010

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Missouri 22,960
National 1,051,700

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

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Missouri

3,930 4,120 4,450 4,460 22,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of video game design is growing. In 2010 there were 19,030 more video game design professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 484%. This is faster 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 Missouri

$46,995 $45,695 $45,110 $45,895 $61,585
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of video game design professionals is growing, the salaries earned by video game design professionals are increasing. Video game design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,995 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $61,585 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$35,092
25th percentile
$44,462
50th percentile
$59,170
75th percentile
$75,402
90th percentile
$92,115

This represents a 24% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Missouri, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of video game design. The pay differential between the highest paid video game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 163%

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

Computer Animation
$50,050
Computer Programming
$70,150
Computer Science
$63,882
Game Design
$67,275
Video Game Design
$61,585

In Missouri, video game design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Missouri

associate
2
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total7

As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited video game design schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In Missouri, there were 4 graduates in 2006. And there were 89 graduates from video game design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 2125% percent increase in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an bachelor's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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