Animation Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has 2 schools where animation faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation education in Seattle, which includes animation training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Animation
  • Bachelors degree in Animation


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Animation Employment

Seattle 4,550
Washington 6,070

Exactly 4,550 of the 6,070 animation professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. There has been a 26% growth in the number of animation professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for animation professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Animation employment growth

5,210 5,660 6,130 5,910 6,070
3,600 3,980 4,500 4,220 4,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$50,250 $53,723 $54,443 $57,137 $55,667
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for animation professionals have increased. Seattle animation professionals made $55,667 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for animation professionals in Seattle was $50,250 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$33,947
25th percentile
$41,957
50th percentile
$52,767
75th percentile
$67,140
90th percentile
$83,447

Animation professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $52,767. The 10% of animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,947 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,447 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Seattle

Visual Communications
$52,568
Graphic Design
$54,840
Film
$54,985
Animation
$55,667
Design
$58,335
Computer Animation
$62,600
Art
$68,353
Game Development
$79,655

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

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Seattle

2

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

Animation Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in animation offered by Seattle's animation schools.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Seattle

associate
14
bachelor
53
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total67

Approximately 67 students completed animation courses in 2010.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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