Animation Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 8 accredited animation schools where animation faculty who teach animation classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation training in Maryland, which includes animation training at the following levels:

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


  1. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  2. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  3. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  4. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  5. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  6. ITT Technical Institute-Owings Mills

    11301 Red Run Blvd, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

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  7. American Career Institute_??_??_Baltimore

    190 W Ostend St, Baltimore, Maryland 21230

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  8. American Career Institute_??_??_Columbia

    8621 Robert Fulton Dr, Columbia, Maryland 21046

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Animation Employment

Maryland 4,560
National 229,120

Of all of the animation professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Maryland.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Maryland

4,660 4,390 4,370 4,930 4,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of animation is shrinking. In 2010 there were 100 less animation professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 2%. This decline is faster than the national trend for animation professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of animation professionals working around the nation.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$46,617 $49,707 $48,967 $52,993 $50,013
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
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 Maryland. Animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,617 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,013 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Maryland

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50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, animation professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Maryland state, within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid animation professionals earn 177% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Maryland

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

In Maryland, animation professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited animation schools in Maryland is increasing. In 2006, 3 students graduated from animation courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 44 students graduated.

This represents a 1367% increase in the number of animation degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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