Video Game Design Schools
In Redwood City, California

The city of Redwood City has only one school where video game design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Redwood City, which encompasses video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Redwood City Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

Redwood City 19,240
California 147,820

Of the 147,820 video game design professionals employed in California, 19,240 work in Redwood City. There has been a 473% growth in the number of video game design professionals in Redwood City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for video game design professionals in Redwood City has increased, overall employment in Redwood City has also increased.

Redwood City Vs. California Video Game Design employment growth

35,550 37,850 40,850 37,430 147,820
3,360 4,150 5,090 5,290 19,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Redwood City

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Redwood City

$68,815 $73,690 $75,895 $77,990 $87,890
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Redwood City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Redwood City

As the number of video game design professionals in Redwood City has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. Redwood City video game design professionals made $87,890 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for video game design professionals in Redwood City was $68,815 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Redwood City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Redwood City

10th percentile
$51,545
25th percentile
$66,980
50th percentile
$86,025
75th percentile
$106,775
90th percentile
$129,930

Redwood City video game design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $86,025. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,545 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $129,930 per year.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Redwood City

Computer Animation
$73,400
Video Game Design
$87,890
Computer Science
$90,690
Computer Programming
$94,310
Game Design
$96,815

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Redwood City

1

Many of Redwood City's video game design professionals are graduates of the only accredited video game design school in the city.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Redwood City

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Redwood City

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total6

In 2010 approximately 6 students graduated from video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Redwood City, California

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