Video Game Design Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has only one school where video game design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in video game design includes video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Video Game Design Employment

Washington DC 38,790
Washington DC 6,600

Of the 6,600 video game design professionals employed in Washington DC, 38,790 work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of video game design professionals in Washington has grown by 631%. As the number of video game design professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Video Game Design employment growth

1,540 1,720 1,650 1,640 6,600
5,310 5,440 5,780 5,520 38,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$57,210 $57,760 $58,465 $58,490 $75,685
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of video game design professionals in Washington has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. Washington video game design professionals made $75,685 per year, on average, in 2010. Video game design professionals in Washington made a yearly average salary of $57,210, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$45,322
25th percentile
$57,150
50th percentile
$73,665
75th percentile
$92,292
90th percentile
$110,248

Video game design professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $73,665. The 10% of video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,322 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Computer Animation
$61,470
Video Game Design
$75,685
Game Design
$79,568
Computer Programming
$80,750
Computer Science
$86,233

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

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Washington DC

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Washington DC

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in video game design offered by Washington's video game design school.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Washington DC

No data at this time.

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