Video Game Design Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

The city of Worcester has only one school where video game design faculty can find employment. The trends in Worcester'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 video game design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Video Game Design Employment

Worcester 1,440
Massachusetts 38,060

Exactly 1,440 of the 38,060 video game design professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Worcester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Worcester, there has been a 380% growth in the number of video game design professionals. As the employment for video game design professionals in Worcester has increased, overall employment in Worcester has also increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Video Game Design employment growth

5,710 6,160 6,540 6,290 38,060
300 320 270 270 1,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Video Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$39,770 $46,370 $48,730 $48,050 $72,960
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

As the number of video game design professionals in Worcester has grown, salaries for video game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $72,960 per year was earned by video game design professionals in Worcester. Four years earlier in 2006, video game design professionals in Worcester made an average salary of $39,770 per year. The growth in the salary of video game design professionals in Worcester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Worcester

10th percentile
$48,280
25th percentile
$58,183
50th percentile
$71,420
75th percentile
$85,757
90th percentile
$102,680

Worcester video game design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,420. The difference in pay between the video game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 113%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,280 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $102,680 per year.

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

Video Game Design
$72,960
Game Design
$72,960
Computer Science
$83,040
Computer Programming
$83,060

Video game design professional salaries in Worcester are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design schools in Worcester

1

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

Video Game Design Programs Offered In Worcester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Worcester's video game design school offers one video game design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Video Game Design Degrees In Worcester

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

Approximately 17 students completed video game design courses in 2010.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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