Animation Schools In Massachusetts

Animation classes faculty can choose to work at one of 17 accredited animation schools in Massachusetts. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the animation academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in animation training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bay State College

    122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  2. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  3. Emerson College

    120 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116-4624

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  4. Lesley University

    29 Everett St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790

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  5. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  6. Montserrat College of Art

    23 Essex Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915-4508

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  7. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  8. The New England Institute of Art

    10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445-7295

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  9. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  10. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  11. ITT Technical Institute in Norwood, MA

    333 Providence Highway, Rte 1, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062-3932

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  12. ITT Technical Institute-Wilmington

    200 Ballardvale Street, Building 1, Suite 200, Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887

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  13. American Career Institute_??_??_Braintree

    703 Granite St, Braintree, Massachusetts 02184

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  14. American Career Institute_??_??_Cambridge

    186 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  15. American Career Institute_??_??_Springfield

    365 Cadwell Dr, Springfield, Massachusetts 01104

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  16. American Career Institute_??_??_Framingham

    125 Newbury St, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701

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  17. American Career Institute_??_??_Woburn

    10 State St, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Animation Employment

Massachusetts 6,760
National 229,120

Approximately 3% of the country's animation professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Massachusetts

6,100 6,460 6,810 6,640 6,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of animation professionals is growing in Massachusetts. In 2010 there were 660 more animation professionals working in Massachusetts than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has grown by 11% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of animation professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$46,940 $47,610 $48,943 $51,727 $52,600
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by animation professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 animation professionals made a mean salary of $46,940 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,600 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$27,847
25th percentile
$33,253
50th percentile
$46,430
75th percentile
$63,037
90th percentile
$85,557

Thus, there was a 11% growth in animation professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 207% pay differential between the highest paid animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of animation in Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Animation
$52,600
Art
$58,800
Computer Animation
$59,670
Design
$57,634
Film
$40,905
Game Development
$79,803
Graphic Design
$52,170
Visual Communications
$50,345

Animation professionals in Massachusetts earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total18

As the number of animation professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited animation schools in Massachusetts state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 32 animation graduates from animation courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 94 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 194%. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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