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Game Development Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 3 accredited schools where game development classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in game development in the state of Florida, which encompasses game development 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 Development Employment

Florida 25,840
National 708,950

Of all of the game development professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Game development professionals In Florida

22,540 22,190 24,000 23,620 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game development professionals is shrinking in Florida. 21,760 less game development professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 97%. This is faster than the trend for game development professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 96% between 2006 and 2010.

Game Development VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$60,557 $62,343 $63,413 $66,903 $54,440
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by game development professionals is decreasing in Florida. The mean salary for game development professionals in 2006 was $60,557 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,440 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Florida

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This represents a decline in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of game development. The pay differential between the highest paid game development professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 129%

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Florida

Computer Animation
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Game Development

Game development professionals in Florida earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an bachelor's degree in game development.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Florida

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