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Video Game Design Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has is only one accredited video game design school where video game design faculty who teach video game design classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in video game design in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses video game design training at the video game design bachelors degree level.


  1. ITT Technical Institute-Louisville

    9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Kentucky 8,010
National 1,051,700

Approximately 1% of the country's video game design professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Kentucky

1,710 1,970 2,060 2,010 8,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, video game design is a growing field. In 2010 there were 6,300 more video game design professionals working in Kentucky than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has grown by 368% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of video game design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 384% from 2006 to 2010.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$41,560 $43,750 $37,925 $44,140 $56,930
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of video game design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to video game design professionals are increasing in Kentucky. The mean salary for video game design professionals in 2006 was $41,560 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,930 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Kentucky

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This represents a 27% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Kentucky state, within the field of video game design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid video game design professionals earn 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Computer Animation
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Game Design
Video Game Design

In Kentucky, video game design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky


As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited video game design school in Kentucky state is also increasing.

There was an increase in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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