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Game Development Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

There is only one game development school in Raleigh for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in game development in the city of Raleigh, which encompasses game development training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Game Development Employment

Raleigh 5,090
North Carolina 18,480

Exactly 100 of the 350 game development professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Raleigh. There has been a 98% decline in the number of game development professionals in Raleigh between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Raleigh has also decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Game Development employment growth

13,700 14,110 16,500 17,370 350
4,900 4,640 5,480 5,410 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Game Development VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$68,313 $70,727 $70,217 $70,787 $62,030
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

In Raleigh, salaries for game development professionals have decreased. In 2010 Raleigh game development professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,030. The average salary for game development professionals in Raleigh was $68,313 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of game development professionals in Raleigh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Raleigh

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Game development professionals in Raleigh earn a median salary of $55,800 per year. The 10% of game development professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,040 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $91,510 per year.

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Raleigh

Computer Animation
Game Development
Computer Programming
Computer Science

Game development professional salaries in Raleigh are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Game Development schools in Raleigh


There is only one accredited game development school in the city. Many of Raleigh's game development professionals are graduates of this school.

Game Development Programs Offered In Raleigh


Raleigh's game development schools offer 3 game development degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Game Development Degrees In Raleigh


In 2010 approximately 19 students graduated from game development courses.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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