In Florida an estimated 41 students graduate from game development schools every year. If you too are interested in studying game development, Florida has 3 game development schools from which you can choose. Tuition at Florida's game development schools is approximately $16,712 per year for a degree in game development.
The largest game development school in Florida, by student population is International Academy of Design and Technology. It is located in Orlando. Approximately 26 students graduated with a game development degree from International Academy of Design and Technology in 2009, which is 63% of the total state game development graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at International Academy of Design and Technology, was approximately $16,850 per year.
A majority of those with a degree in game development choose to become game developers. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Florida, it is important to know that the job outlook for game development graduates in the state is not very good. Approximately 1,970 game developers are currently working in Florida. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 2%, or to 2,010 game developers.
If you work as a game developer in Florida, your yearly salary can range from less than $37,120 to more than $80,582. The median salary for game developers in Florida is $53,174 per year.
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