Video Game Design Schools
In Poughkeepsie, New York

In Poughkeepsie, there is only one video game design 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 Poughkeepsie, which includes video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Video Game Design Employment

Poughkeepsie 1,170
New York 80,660

Exactly 1,170 of New York's 80,660 video game design professionals work in Poughkeepsie. There has been a 485% growth in the number of video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie has increased, overall employment in Poughkeepsie has also increased.

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Video Game Design employment growth

21,370 22,600 24,460 23,400 80,660
200 250 250 250 1,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Poughkeepsie

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Poughkeepsie

$41,900 $43,940 $45,940 $45,070 $87,117
$41,180 $42,500 $44,110 $45,480 $46,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Poughkeepsie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Poughkeepsie

Salaries for video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie have increased. In 2010 video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie reportedly earned an average salary of $87,117 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie made an average salary of $41,900 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie

10th percentile
$40,247
25th percentile
$55,577
50th percentile
$79,547
75th percentile
$113,453
90th percentile
$115,710

Video game design professionals in Poughkeepsie make a median yearly salary of $79,547. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 187%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,247 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $115,710 per year.

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

Computer Science
$82,747
Video Game Design
$87,117
Game Design
$103,458
Computer Programming
$115,680

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Poughkeepsie

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Poughkeepsie

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Poughkeepsie

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

Approximately 6 students completed video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Poughkeepsie, New York

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