Animation Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

Animation faculty can choose to work at only one animation school in Big Rapids. The trends in Big Rapids' animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes animation training at the animation bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Animation Employment

Big Rapids 280
Michigan 5,790

Exactly 280 of Michigan's 5,790 animation professionals work in Big Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Big Rapids, there has been a 10% decline in the number of animation professionals. As the number of animation professionals in Big Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Big Rapids has increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Animation employment growth

7,390 7,750 6,000 5,860 5,790
310 280 270 No data 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$36,870 $39,190 $34,620 No data $33,200
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

In Big Rapids, salaries for animation professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $33,200 per year was earned by animation professionals in Big Rapids. The average salary for animation professionals in Big Rapids was $36,870 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of animation professionals in Big Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Big Rapids

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Animation professionals in Big Rapids earn a median salary of $30,890 per year. The difference in pay between the animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 139%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,940 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Big Rapids

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Game Development

Animation professional salaries in Big Rapids are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Big Rapids


Many of Big Rapids' animation professionals are graduates of the only accredited animation school in the city.

Animation Programs Offered In Big Rapids


Big Rapids' animation school offers one animation degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Big Rapids


In 2010 approximately 38 students graduated from animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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