Video Game Design Schools In Virginia

Video Game Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited video game design schools in Virginia. The trends in Virginia's video game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in video game design includes video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. Regent University

    1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk

    863 Glenrock Rd, Ste 100, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-3701

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  3. ITT Technical Institute-Richmond

    300 Gateway Centre Pky, Richmond, Virginia 23235-5139

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  4. The Art Institute of Virginia Beach

    4500 Main St Ste 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Virginia 43,810
National 1,051,700

Approximately 4% of the country's video game design professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Virginia

6,410 6,060 6,470 6,250 43,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, video game design is a growing field. In Virginia, 37,400 more video game design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has grown by 583% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for video game design professionals which shows a 384% increase in the number of video game design professionals working around the nation.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$48,855 $50,800 $52,955 $54,320 $70,700
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of video game design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to video game design professionals are increasing in Virginia. The mean salary for video game design professionals in 2006 was $48,855 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$41,498
25th percentile
$53,652
50th percentile
$68,160
75th percentile
$86,112
90th percentile
$103,298

This represents a 31% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of video game design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid video game design professionals earn 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Computer Animation
$57,430
Computer Programming
$76,960
Computer Science
$78,976
Game Design
$75,750
Video Game Design
$70,700

In Virginia, 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 Virginia

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited video game design schools in Virginia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 4 video game design graduates from video game design courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 46 graduates.

This represents a 1050% increase in the number of video game design degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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