Video Game Design Schools
In Oakland, California

Video Game Design faculty can choose to work at only one video game design school in Oakland. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Oakland, which encompasses video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

Oakland 12,000
California 147,820

Of the 147,820 video game design professionals employed in California, 12,000 work in Oakland. The number of video game design professionals in Oakland has grown by 556% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Video Game Design employment growth

35,550 37,850 40,850 37,430 147,820
1,830 2,250 2,700 2,430 12,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$65,200 $61,615 $65,745 $63,310 $78,435
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

Salaries for video game design professionals in Oakland have increased. Oakland video game design professionals made $78,435 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Oakland made an average salary of $65,200 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Oakland.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
$47,830
25th percentile
$59,112
50th percentile
$73,668
75th percentile
$92,535
90th percentile
$112,882

Video game design professionals in Oakland earn a median salary of $73,668 per year. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,830 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $112,882 per year.

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

Computer Animation
$74,190
Video Game Design
$78,435
Computer Programming
$82,240
Game Design
$83,025
Computer Science
$96,787

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Oakland

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Oakland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Oakland

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

In 2010 approximately 4 students graduated from video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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