Video Production Schools

As a professor or instructor of video production classes at one of the 334 accredited video production schools in the country, you play a essential role in shaping the future of this growing field. Below are charts, statistics and analysis of the trends in video production academia which includes video production training at the following levels:

  • Video Production Certificate
  • Associates degree in Video Production
  • Bachelors degree in Video Production
  • Masters degree in Video Production
  • PhD degree in Video Production


Statistics

Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Video production professionals

152,690 162,180 174,030 172,190 174,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

There were 174,350 video production professionals working in the US in 2010. Over the course of the past 4 years, this number has grown by 14%.

This growth is faster than the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010, which was 1%. Until 2018 this trend is expected to contine.

National Salary percentiles for Video production professionals

10th percentile
$27,290
25th percentile
$36,982
50th percentile
$51,970
75th percentile
$75,995
90th percentile
$100,020

The median yearly salary earned by video production professionals, in 2010, was $51,970. This is 10% less than the national median salary for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.

National Median Salary Growth For Video Production

$45,640 $48,385 $50,120 $51,752 $51,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

Video production professionals' salaries have seen a 14% growth from the year 2006 to the year 2010.

Educational Trends

National Video Production Student enrollment growth by degree

1,645 1,168 797 947 1,190
5,567 6,183 6,764 7,460 7,414
17 27 30 27 24
855 908 964 1,077 1,047
539 692 941 929 601
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Video Production
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Video Production
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Video Production
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Video Production
  • Grey: Certificate in Video Production

The career outlook for video production professionals is showing a rapid change. However, on the educational front, the story is quite different. In the year 2006 there were 8,623 students who graduated from video production degree programs across the country, while in the year 2010, there were 10,276 students graduating from video production schools.

This represents a 19% change in the number of graduates. The growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general has been 12% from 2006 to 2010. Thus, the growth in the number of students graduating from video production courses is greater than the change in the number of students graduating in all disciplines in the US.

Video Production Programs offered Nationwide

associate
81
bachelor
222
master
60
doctor
7
Certificate
54
Total424

It is interesting to note that as student graduation is up, the number of schools offering video production programs has decreased.

Video Production Faculty Salaries

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States

  1. California59 Schools
  2. Florida33 Schools
  3. New York26 Schools
  4. Pennsylvania20 Schools
  5. Massachusetts17 Schools
  6. Ohio15 Schools
  7. Michigan14 Schools
  8. Arizona11 Schools
  9. Tennessee9 Schools
  10. Texas9 Schools
  11. Illinois9 Schools
  12. Minnesota8 Schools
  13. New Mexico8 Schools
  14. North Carolina7 Schools
  15. Connecticut6 Schools
  16. Vermont6 Schools
  17. Georgia6 Schools
  18. Colorado5 Schools
  19. Missouri5 Schools
  20. Virginia5 Schools
  21. Oklahoma5 Schools
  22. Oregon5 Schools
  23. Washington DC4 Schools
  24. Washington State4 Schools
  25. Utah3 Schools
  26. New Jersey3 Schools
  27. Iowa3 Schools
  28. Kansas3 Schools
  29. Rhode Island3 Schools
  30. Montana2 Schools
  31. Nebraska2 Schools
  32. Nevada2 Schools
  33. New Hampshire2 Schools
  34. Indiana2 Schools
  35. Louisiana2 Schools
  36. Alabama2 Schools
  37. Maryland2 Schools
  38. South Carolina2 Schools
  39. Delaware1 Schools
  40. Wisconsin1 Schools
  41. Wyoming1 Schools
  42. Kentucky1 Schools
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