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Game Design Schools In Texas

There is only one accredited game design school in Texas for faculty who teach game design classes to choose from. The trends in Texas' game design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in game design includes game design training at the following levels:


  1. The University of Texas at Dallas

    800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Game Design Employment

Texas 75,100
National 1,054,840

Approximately 7% of the country's game design professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Game design professionals In Texas

11,610 12,570 13,370 12,780 75,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game design professionals is growing in Texas. In Texas, 63,490 more game design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 547% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for game design professionals which shows a 375% increase in the number of game design professionals working around the nation.

Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$54,365 $59,480 $62,135 $64,125 $73,582
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of game design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to game design professionals are increasing in Texas. Game design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,365 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $73,582 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Texas

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Thus, there was a 26% growth in game design professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of game design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid game design professionals earning 187% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Texas

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

In Texas, game design professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in game design.

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Texas

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