Video Game Design Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Video Game Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 video game design schools in Seattle. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the city of Seattle, which encompasses video game design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Video Game Design Employment

Seattle 35,610
Washington 41,740

Of the 41,740 video game design professionals employed in Washington State, 35,610 work in Seattle. The number of video game design professionals in Seattle has grown by 1030% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Video Game Design employment growth

4,690 5,290 5,820 5,710 41,740
3,150 3,660 4,240 4,220 35,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$52,050 $54,885 $57,910 $59,580 $76,748
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

Salaries for video game design professionals in Seattle have increased. Seattle video game design professionals made $76,748 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for video game design professionals in Seattle was $52,050 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$50,668
25th percentile
$60,920
50th percentile
$74,358
75th percentile
$91,362
90th percentile
$109,888

Video game design professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $74,358 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 117%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $50,668 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $109,888 per year.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Seattle

Computer Animation
$62,600
Video Game Design
$76,748
Game Design
$84,323
Computer Science
$85,713
Computer Programming
$92,840

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Seattle

2

Many of Seattle's video game design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited video game design schools in the city.

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Seattle

associate
14
bachelor
53
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total67

In 2010 approximately 67 students graduated from video game design courses.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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