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Game Design Schools In Florida

Florida has 3 accredited game design schools where game design faculty who teach game design classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in game design in the state of Florida, which encompasses game design training at the following levels:


  1. Orlando Tech

    301 W Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida 32801-1197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. American InterContinental University in Weston

    2250 North Commerce Pkwy, Weston, Florida 33326

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. International Academy of Design and Technology in Orlando

    6039 South Rio Grande Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32809

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Game Design Employment

Florida 50,350
National 1,054,840

Of all of the game design professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Game design professionals In Florida

11,970 13,360 14,100 13,160 50,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of game design is growing. 38,380 more game design professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has grown by 321% in four years. This is slower than the trend for game design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of game design professionals has grown by 375% between 2006 and 2010.

Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$49,635 $49,945 $53,540 $54,640 $64,575
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by game design professionals is increasing in Florida. Game design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,635 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,575 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Florida

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This represents a growth in salaries of 23%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of game design. The pay differential between the highest paid game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 168%

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Florida

Computer Animation
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Game Design
Video Game Design
Visual Communications

In Florida, game design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida


A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in game design.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Florida

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