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In Los Angeles, California

Game Design faculty can choose to work at only one game design school in Los Angeles. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of game design and game design education in Los Angeles, which includes game design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Game Design
  • Masters degree in Game Design


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Game Design Employment

Los Angeles 33,550
California 145,280

Exactly 33,550 of California's 145,280 game design professionals work in Los Angeles. There has been a 171% growth in the number of game design professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Game Design employment growth

33,630 35,550 37,680 34,380 145,280
12,400 13,850 14,160 13,160 33,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$76,875 $80,510 $83,595 $83,870 $86,258
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of game design professionals in Los Angeles has grown, salaries for game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 game design professionals in Los Angeles reportedly earned an average salary of $86,258 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for game design professionals in Los Angeles was $76,875 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Los Angeles

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Game design professionals in Los Angeles earn a median salary of $80,908 per year. The difference in pay between the game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $112,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

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

Los Angeles game design professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Game Design schools in Los Angeles


Many of Los Angeles' game design professionals are graduates of the only accredited game design school in the city.

Game Design Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in game design offered by Los Angeles' game design schools.

Student Completed Game Design Degrees In Los Angeles


Approximately 44 students completed game design courses in 2010.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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