Animation Schools In North Carolina

There are 8 accredited animation schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach animation classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in animation in the state of North Carolina, which encompasses animation training at the following levels:

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


  1. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  2. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  3. Piedmont Community College

    1715 College Dr, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

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  4. Pitt Community College

    1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, North Carolina 28590

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  5. Sandhills Community College

    3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374

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  6. Stanly Community College

    141 College Drive, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001

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  7. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  8. Living Arts College

    3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27614-7076

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Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Animation Employment

North Carolina 5,840
National 229,120

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

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In North Carolina

4,790 5,100 5,840 6,140 5,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Animation is a growing field in North Carolina. There were 1,050 more animation professionals working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has grown by 22% in four years. This growth 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 North Carolina

$39,937 $42,183 $43,823 $45,370 $47,020
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of animation professionals is growing, the salaries paid to animation professionals are increasing in North Carolina. The mean salary for animation professionals in 2006 was $39,937 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,020 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in North Carolina

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In North Carolina state, within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid animation professionals earn 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


As the number of animation professionals is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited animation schools in North Carolina state is also increasing. In North Carolina, there were 74 graduates in 2006. And there were 82 graduates from animation courses in 2010.

This represents a 11% increase in the number of animation degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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