Video Game Design Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 3 video game design schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of video game design and video game design education in Portland, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Video Game Design Employment

Portland 10,720
Oregon 12,860

Exactly 10,720 of the 12,860 video game design professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. There has been a 520% growth in the number of video game design professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Video Game Design employment growth

2,350 3,030 3,180 3,260 12,860
1,730 2,120 2,210 2,360 10,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$53,490 $51,385 $51,580 $53,240 $68,380
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for video game design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,380 per year was earned by video game design professionals in Portland. The average salary for video game design professionals in Portland was $53,490 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$39,955
25th percentile
$51,160
50th percentile
$66,822
75th percentile
$83,378
90th percentile
$100,052

Video game design professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $66,822. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,955 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $100,052 per year.

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

Computer Animation
$63,180
Video Game Design
$68,380
Game Design
$70,143
Computer Programming
$70,480
Computer Science
$87,100

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Portland

3

There are 3 accredited video game design schools in the city. Many of Portland's video game design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in video game design offered by Portland's video game design schools.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total10

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

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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