Video Game Design Schools
In San Francisco, California

The city of San Francisco has 3 schools where video game design faculty can find employment. The trends in San Francisco's video game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which 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
  • Masters degree in Video Game Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

San Francisco 19,240
California 147,820

Exactly 19,240 of the 147,820 video game design professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. The number of video game design professionals in San Francisco has grown by 473% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco 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: San Francisco

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$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 San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for video game design professionals have increased. In 2010 San Francisco video game design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $87,890. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in San Francisco made an average salary of $68,815 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in San Francisco is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in San Francisco

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

Video game design professionals make a median salary of $86,025 per year in San Francisco. 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 San Francisco

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

Video game design professional salaries in San Francisco are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in San Francisco

3

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In San Francisco

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in video game design offered by San Francisco's video game design schools.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In San Francisco

associate
12
bachelor
159
master
111
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total294

Approximately 294 students graduated from video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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