Video Game Design Schools
In Santa Barbara, California

In Santa Barbara, there is only one video game design school where video game design faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Barbara'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Barbara Vs. California Video Game Design Employment

Santa Barbara 1,420
California 147,820

Exactly 1,420 of the 147,820 video game design professionals employed in California, work in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Vs. California Video Game Design employment growth

35,550 37,850 40,850 37,430 147,820
No data No data No data 280 1,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Barbara

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Barbara

No data No data No data $48,190 $69,523
No data No data No data $45,310 $47,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Santa Barbara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara video game design professionals made $69,523 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Barbara.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Santa Barbara

10th percentile
$38,395
25th percentile
$51,650
50th percentile
$67,390
75th percentile
$85,832
90th percentile
$102,545

Video game design professionals in Santa Barbara make a median yearly salary of $67,390. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 167%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,395 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,545 per year.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Santa Barbara

Computer Animation
$65,440
Computer Programming
$68,670
Video Game Design
$69,523
Game Design
$73,000
Computer Science
$75,725

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Santa Barbara

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Santa Barbara

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Santa Barbara

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total8

In 2010 approximately 8 students completed video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Barbara, California

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