Video Game Design Schools
In San Jose, California

In San Jose, 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 San Jose, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

San Jose 31,390
California 147,820

Of the 147,820 video game design professionals employed in California, 31,390 work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Jose, there has been a 1615% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the number of video game design professionals in San Jose has increased, overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Video Game Design employment growth

35,550 37,850 40,850 37,430 147,820
1,830 1,650 1,930 2,300 31,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$72,865 $73,365 $77,505 $76,210 $94,463
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for video game design professionals have increased. In 2010 video game design professionals in San Jose reportedly earned an average salary of $94,463 per year. The average salary for video game design professionals in San Jose was $72,865 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in San Jose

10th percentile
$57,865
25th percentile
$72,598
50th percentile
$92,418
75th percentile
$112,620
90th percentile
$137,168

San Jose video game design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $92,418. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $57,865 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $137,168 per year.

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

Computer Animation
$81,360
Video Game Design
$94,463
Game Design
$102,113
Computer Programming
$106,530
Computer Science
$108,713

San Jose video game design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in San Jose

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In San Jose

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In San Jose

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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