Animation Schools In Florida

Florida has 17 accredited animation schools where animation faculty who teach animation classes can find employment. The trends in Florida's animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in animation includes animation training at the following levels:

  • Animation Certificate
  • Associates degree in Animation
  • Bachelors degree in Animation
  • Masters degree in Animation


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

    1799 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316-3000

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  2. Full Sail University

    3300 University Blvd, Winter Park, Florida 32792-7429

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  3. International Academy of Design and Technology-Tampa

    5104 Eisenhower Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33634

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  4. AI Miami International University of Art and Design

    1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33132-1418

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  5. ITT Technical Institute-Tampa

    4809 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, Florida 33634-7350

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  6. Manatee Technical Institute

    5603 34th Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34210-5603

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  7. Orlando Tech

    301 W Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida 32801-1197

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  8. Ridge Career Center

    7700 State Rd 544, Winter Haven, Florida 33881-9518

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  9. Ringling College of Art and Design

    2700 North Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, Florida 34234-5895

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  10. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  11. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  12. Rasmussen College-Florida

    2221 SW 19th Avenue Road, Ocala, Florida 34471-7751

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  13. Southwest Florida College

    1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33907-1108

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Lake Mary

    1400 South International Parkway South, Lake Mary, Florida 32746

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  15. American InterContinental University in Weston

    2250 North Commerce Pkwy, Weston, Florida 33326

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  16. International Academy of Design and Technology in Orlando

    6039 South Rio Grande Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32809

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  17. International Academy of Design and Technology-Online

    5104 Eisenhower Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33634

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Animation Employment

Florida 12,660
National 229,120

Approximately 6% of the country's animation professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Florida

13,390 14,380 14,920 13,620 12,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of animation is shrinking. There were 730 less animation professionals working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 5%. This is faster than the trend for animation professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$42,387 $45,457 $43,443 $44,943 $44,027
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of animation professionals is declining, the salaries paid to animation professionals are increasing in Florida. The mean salary for animation professionals in 2006 was $42,387 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,027 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$25,573
25th percentile
$30,463
50th percentile
$39,910
75th percentile
$53,123
90th percentile
$70,680

This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Florida state, within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid animation professionals earn 176% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Florida

Animation
$44,027
Art
$50,608
Computer Animation
$54,440
Design
$49,632
Film
$32,282
Game Development
$66,403
Graphic Design
$42,700
Visual Communications
$39,060

In Florida, animation professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
5
bachelor
14
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
4
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As the number of animation professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited animation schools in Florida state is increasing. In Florida, there were 48 graduates in 2006. And there were 570 graduates from animation courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 1088% percent increase in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. Most of these graduates, or 58%, earned a bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Florida

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