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Video Game Design Schools In Ohio

Ohio has 2 accredited video game design schools where video game design faculty who teach video game design classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of video game design and video game design training in Ohio, which includes video game design training at the following levels:


  1. Central Ohio Technical College

    1179 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055-1767

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Terra State Community College

    2830 Napoleon Rd, Fremont, Ohio 43420-9670

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Ohio 39,660
National 1,051,700

Of all of the video game design professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Ohio

8,700 8,660 8,760 8,060 39,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Ohio, the field of video game design is growing. There were 30,960 more video game design professionals working in Ohio in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of video game design has grown by 356% in Ohio. 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 Ohio

$43,020 $44,555 $47,945 $49,025 $62,172
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by video game design professionals is increasing in Ohio. In 2006 video game design professionals made a mean salary of $43,020 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,172 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Ohio

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This represents a 31% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Ohio, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of video game design. The pay differential between the highest paid video game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

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

Computer Animation
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Game Design
Video Game Design

In Ohio, 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 Ohio


A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an associate's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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