In New York an estimated 43 students graduate from game development schools every year. New York has 2 game development schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying game development. Tuition at New York's game development schools is approximately $34,224 per year for a degree in game development.
New York's largest game development school, which is located in Rochester, is Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2009, a reported 34 students graduated with a game development degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. This was 79% of the total game development graduates in New York for that year. Tuition at Rochester Institute of Technology, was $29,283 per year in 2010.
A majority of those with an education in game development pursue a career as a game developer. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for game development graduates in New York is not very good. An estimated 7,080 game developers are in New York state. This number is projected to increase to 7,460 by the year 2018. This indicates a 5% change in the number of game developers in New York.
If you work as a game developer in New York, your yearly salary can range from less than $32,538 to more than $85,273. But the median salary for game developers earn $52,093 per year, in New York.
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