Video Game Design Schools
In Rochester, New York

The city of Rochester has only one school where video game design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in Rochester, and the future trends. Academia in video game design includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Video Game Design Employment

Rochester 4,520
New York 80,660

Exactly 4,520 of the 80,660 video game design professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 330% growth in the number of video game design professionals. Overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Video Game Design employment growth

21,370 22,600 24,460 23,400 80,660
1,050 910 820 850 4,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$46,215 $47,415 $46,045 $51,350 $63,318
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of video game design professionals in Rochester has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 video game design professionals in Rochester reportedly earned an average salary of $63,318 per year. Video game design professionals in Rochester made a yearly average salary of $46,215, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Rochester

10th percentile
$37,368
25th percentile
$46,620
50th percentile
$61,112
75th percentile
$78,032
90th percentile
$93,338

Video game design professionals make a median salary of $61,112 per year in Rochester. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,368 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,338 per year.

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

Computer Animation
$60,090
Video Game Design
$63,318
Computer Programming
$65,580
Game Design
$72,070
Computer Science
$84,747

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Rochester

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Rochester

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Rochester

associate
0
bachelor
65
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total72

Approximately 72 students graduated from video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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