Video Game Design Schools In New York

There are 7 accredited video game design schools in New York for faculty who teach video game design classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of video game design and video game design training in New York, 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
  • Masters degree in Video Game Design


Schools

  1. Fashion Institute of Technology

    227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001-5992

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  2. Marist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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  3. Mildred Elley School

    855 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12206-1513

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  4. Pratt Institute-Main

    200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

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  5. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    110 8th St, Troy, New York 12180-3590

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Rochester Institute of Technology

    1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

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  7. School of Visual Arts

    209 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

New York 80,660
National 1,051,700

Approximately 8% of the country's video game design professionals work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In New York

21,370 22,600 24,460 23,400 80,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of video game design professionals is growing in New York. There were 59,290 more video game design professionals working in New York in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New York, this field has grown by 277% 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 New York

$57,255 $57,900 $58,250 $59,415 $74,260
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by video game design professionals is increasing in New York. Video game design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,255 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,260 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in New York

10th percentile
$42,485
25th percentile
$54,115
50th percentile
$70,320
75th percentile
$91,630
90th percentile
$112,835

This represents a growth in salaries of 23%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New York, 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 166%

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in New York

Computer Animation
$66,340
Computer Programming
$78,680
Computer Science
$82,724
Game Design
$89,695
Video Game Design
$74,260

In New York, 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 New York

associate
2
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total12

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited video game design schools in New York is increasing. In 2006 there were 43 video game design graduates from video game design courses in New York and in 2010 there were 159 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in New York by 270%. A majority of these graduates, or 58%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in New York

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