Video Game Design Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Video Game Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 video game design schools in Pittsburgh. The trends in Pittsburgh's video game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Video Game Design
  • Masters degree in Video Game Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Video Game Design Employment

Pittsburgh 8,230
Pennsylvania 36,230

Exactly 8,230 of Pennsylvania's 36,230 video game design professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pittsburgh, there has been a 378% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the number of video game design professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Video Game Design employment growth

8,610 9,200 9,250 8,710 36,230
1,720 2,090 2,040 1,950 8,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$39,205 $41,650 $41,815 $43,630 $56,180
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of video game design professionals in Pittsburgh has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh video game design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,180. The average salary for video game design professionals in Pittsburgh was $39,205 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$32,742
25th percentile
$40,555
50th percentile
$52,555
75th percentile
$67,105
90th percentile
$85,932

Video game design professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $52,555 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 162%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,742 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,932 per year.

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

Computer Animation
$42,410
Video Game Design
$56,180
Game Design
$62,745
Computer Programming
$66,630
Computer Science
$81,043

Video game design professional salaries in Pittsburgh are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Pittsburgh

2

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

Approximately 20 students completed video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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