Video Game Design Schools
In San Marcos, California

The city of San Marcos has only one 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 Marcos, which includes video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

San Marcos 13,530
California 147,820

Exactly 13,530 of California's 147,820 video game design professionals work in San Marcos. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of video game design professionals in San Marcos has grown by 367%. Overall employment in San Marcos has also increased.

San Marcos 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 Marcos

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

$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 Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

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

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in San Marcos

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

Video game design professionals in San Marcos earn a median salary of $68,652 per year. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,222 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,355 per year.

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

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

San Marcos 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 Marcos

1

There is only one accredited video game design school in the city. Many of San Marcos' video game design professionals are graduates of this school.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In San Marcos

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

San Marcos' video game design schools offer 2 video game design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In San Marcos

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total12

Approximately 12 students completed video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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