Animation Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 2 animation schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation education in Boston, which includes animation training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Animation
  • Bachelors degree in Animation


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Animation Employment

Boston 4,380
Massachusetts 6,760

Of the 6,760 animation professionals employed in Massachusetts, 4,380 work in Boston. There has been a 21% growth in the number of animation professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of animation professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Animation employment growth

6,100 6,460 6,810 6,640 6,760
3,620 4,260 4,630 4,250 4,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$48,713 $49,030 $48,687 $51,473 $52,413
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for animation professionals in Boston have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,413 per year was earned by animation professionals in Boston. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for animation professionals in Boston was $48,713 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$28,590
25th percentile
$34,357
50th percentile
$46,487
75th percentile
$62,903
90th percentile
$82,677

Boston animation professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,487. The difference in pay between the animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 189%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,590 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,677 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Boston

Visual Communications
$51,140
Animation
$52,413
Graphic Design
$53,870
Design
$58,318
Art
$58,550
Computer Animation
$60,600
Film
$62,960
Game Development
$79,140

On average animation professionals in Boston earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Boston.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Boston

2

Many of Boston's animation professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited animation schools in the city.

Animation Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Boston's animation schools offer 2 animation degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

Approximately 10 students completed animation courses in 2010.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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