Video Game Design Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has only one school where video game design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of video game design and video game design education in Philadelphia, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Video Game Design Employment

Philadelphia 15,900
Pennsylvania 36,230

Exactly 15,900 of Pennsylvania's 36,230 video game design professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 373% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the employment for video game design professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Video Game Design employment growth

8,610 9,200 9,250 8,710 36,230
3,360 3,790 3,830 3,550 15,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$48,970 $50,680 $53,440 $51,595 $68,460
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for video game design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,460 per year was earned by video game design professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for video game design professionals in Philadelphia was $48,970 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$40,778
25th percentile
$52,350
50th percentile
$64,698
75th percentile
$82,090
90th percentile
$99,180

Video game design professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $64,698. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,778 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

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

Computer Animation
$56,020
Video Game Design
$68,460
Game Design
$76,595
Computer Programming
$78,450
Computer Science
$86,637

On average video game design professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Philadelphia

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
44
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total44

In 2010 approximately 44 students graduated from video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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