Video Game Design Schools
In Parkersburg, West Virginia

There is only one video game design school in Parkersburg for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Parkersburg, which encompasses video game design training at the video game design associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Video Game Design Employment

Parkersburg 140
West Virginia 2,480

Exactly 140 of the 2,480 video game design professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Parkersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Parkersburg, there has been a 250% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the employment for video game design professionals in Parkersburg has increased, overall employment in Parkersburg has decreased.

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Video Game Design employment growth

540 520 620 530 2,480
40 90 70 90 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Parkersburg

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Parkersburg

$34,800 $34,840 $37,290 $44,470 $51,990
$31,430 $32,700 $33,860 $34,940 $35,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Parkersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Parkersburg

As the number of video game design professionals in Parkersburg has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. Parkersburg video game design professionals made $51,990 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Parkersburg made an average salary of $34,800 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Parkersburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Parkersburg

10th percentile
$27,905
25th percentile
$34,665
50th percentile
$47,475
75th percentile
$65,970
90th percentile
$86,660

Video game design professionals in Parkersburg earn a median salary of $47,475 per year. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,905 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $86,660 per year.

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

Computer Science
$51,427
Video Game Design
$51,990
Game Design
$51,990
Computer Programming
$59,230

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Parkersburg

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Parkersburg

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Parkersburg

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Approximately 2 students graduated from video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Parkersburg, West Virginia

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