Every year approximately 6 students graduate with a degree in game development from Pennsylvania schools. If you too are interested in studying game development, Pennsylvania has 1 game development schools from which you can choose. At game development schools in Pennsylvania, you can expect to pay $40,920 per year in tuition for a degree in game development.
Located in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University is the largest game development school in Pennsylvania, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 6 students graduated with a game development degree from Carnegie Mellon University. This was 100% of the total game development graduates in Pennsylvania for that year. If you decide to attend Carnegie Mellon University, you can expect to pay approximately $40,920 per year to earn your degree in game development.
A majority of game development graduates choose to work as game developers. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for game developers in Pennsylvania is good. In Pennsylvania, there are currently about 1,800 game developers. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 12%, or to 2,050 game developers.
As a game developer in Pennsylvania you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $29,697 per year to more than $70,623 per year. Game Developers in Pennsylvania earn a median yearly salary of $46,493.