Video Game Design Schools In Utah

Video Game Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited video game design schools in Utah. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in Utah, and the future trends in video game design training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Murray

    920 W Levoy Dr, Murray, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City

    121 W Election Rd - Ste 100, Draper, Utah 84020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Broadview University-Salt Lake City

    240 E Morris Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Utah 11,420
National 1,051,700

Of all of the video game design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Utah

2,620 2,840 2,860 2,570 11,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, video game design is a growing field. In Utah, 8,800 more video game design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of video game design has grown by 336% in Utah. This growth is slower than the change in the number of video game design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 384% from 2006 to 2010.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$42,760 $44,770 $46,625 $44,295 $61,252
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to video game design professionals are growing in Utah. In 2006 video game design professionals made a mean salary of $42,760 per year, and in 2010 they made $61,252 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$35,305
25th percentile
$45,258
50th percentile
$58,662
75th percentile
$73,488
90th percentile
$89,442

This represents a growth in salaries of 30%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Utah state, within the field of video game design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid video game design professionals earn 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Computer Animation
$52,370
Computer Programming
$70,300
Computer Science
$66,492
Game Design
$66,418
Video Game Design
$61,252

In Utah, video game design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah

associate
2
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited video game design schools in Utah state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 19 video game design graduates from video game design courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 27 graduates.

This represents a 42% increase in the number of video game design degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Utah

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