There are currently an estimated 287,200 game designers in the United States. The game designer job market is expected to grow by 9.3% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are game designers?
CareerExplorer rates game designers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 31,200 game designers. That number is based on 26,600 additional game designers, and the retirement of 4,600 existing game designers.
What’s the supply of game designers?
The game designer industry is concentrated in California, Texas, District of Columbia
Game Designer job market by state
|State Name||Employed Game Designers|
|District of Columbia||17,020|