Video Game Design Schools
In San Diego, California

There are 5 video game design schools in San Diego for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in San Diego, and the future trends. Academia in video game design includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

San Diego 13,530
California 147,820

Of the 147,820 video game design professionals employed in California, 13,530 work in San Diego. There has been a 367% growth in the number of video game design professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of video game design professionals in San Diego has increased, overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Video Game Design employment growth

35,550 37,850 40,850 37,430 147,820
2,900 3,000 2,970 2,710 13,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$46,945 $50,910 $50,440 $55,950 $70,695
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for video game design professionals in San Diego have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,695 per year was earned by video game design professionals in San Diego. Video game design professionals in San Diego made a yearly average salary of $46,945, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in San Diego is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in San Diego

10th percentile
$42,222
25th percentile
$54,142
50th percentile
$68,652
75th percentile
$83,295
90th percentile
$100,355

San Diego video game design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $68,652. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,222 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 138% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in San Diego

Computer Animation
$60,060
Video Game Design
$70,695
Computer Programming
$77,680
Game Design
$78,948
Computer Science
$84,480

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in San Diego

5

Many of San Diego's video game design professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited video game design schools in the city.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In San Diego

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

San Diego's video game design schools offer 4 video game design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In San Diego

associate
4
bachelor
58
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total63

Approximately 63 students graduated from video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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