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Game Design Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

The city of Raleigh has only one school where game design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of game design and game design education in Raleigh, which includes game design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Game Design Employment

Raleigh 8,190
North Carolina 29,680

Of the 29,680 game design professionals employed in North Carolina, 8,190 work in Raleigh. The number of game design professionals in Raleigh has grown by 1070% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Raleigh has decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Game Design employment growth

4,640 4,740 5,380 5,710 29,680
700 930 880 1,030 8,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Game Design VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$63,270 $68,385 $62,265 $64,995 $73,383
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

As the number of game design professionals in Raleigh has grown, salaries for game design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Raleigh game design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,383. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for game design professionals in Raleigh was $63,270 per year. The growth in the salary of game design professionals in Raleigh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Raleigh

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Raleigh game design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,275. The difference in pay between the game design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 185%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,915 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,095 per year.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Raleigh

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

On average game design professional salaries in Raleigh are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Game Design schools in Raleigh


Many of Raleigh's game design professionals are graduates of the only accredited game design school in the city.

Game Design Programs Offered In Raleigh


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in game design offered by Raleigh's game design schools.

Student Completed Game Design Degrees In Raleigh


Approximately 19 students graduated from game design courses in 2010.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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