Video Game Design Schools
In Pasadena, California

Video Game Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 video game design schools in Pasadena. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Pasadena, which encompasses video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pasadena Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

Pasadena 35,200
California 147,820

Exactly 35,200 of California's 147,820 video game design professionals work in Pasadena. The number of video game design professionals in Pasadena has grown by 131% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of video game design professionals in Pasadena has increased, overall employment in Pasadena has also increased.

Pasadena Vs. California Video Game Design employment growth

35,550 37,850 40,850 37,430 147,820
15,270 16,430 16,970 15,070 35,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Pasadena

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Pasadena

$63,540 $69,005 $68,645 $67,060 $76,265
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Pasadena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pasadena

As the number of video game design professionals in Pasadena has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Pasadena video game design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $76,265. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Pasadena made an average salary of $63,540 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Pasadena is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Pasadena

10th percentile
$43,848
25th percentile
$56,200
50th percentile
$72,552
75th percentile
$93,535
90th percentile
$113,850

Video game design professionals in Pasadena make a median yearly salary of $72,552. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,848 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $113,850 per year.

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

Video Game Design
$76,265
Computer Animation
$76,920
Computer Programming
$81,850
Game Design
$86,258
Computer Science
$95,230

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Pasadena

2

Many of Pasadena's video game design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited video game design schools in the city.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Pasadena

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in video game design offered by Pasadena's video game design schools.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Pasadena

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total10

In 2010 approximately 10 students graduated from video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Pasadena, California

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