Animation Schools In Utah

Utah has 5 accredited animation schools where animation faculty who teach animation classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the animation academic community in Utah, and the future trends in animation training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Animation
  • Bachelors degree in Animation


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Murray

    920 W Levoy Dr, Murray, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City

    121 W Election Rd - Ste 100, Draper, Utah 84020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Broadview University-Salt Lake City

    240 E Morris Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Animation Employment

Utah 2,560
National 229,120

Approximately 1% of the country's animation professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Utah

2,760 2,840 2,990 2,680 2,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, animation is a shrinking field. There were 200 less animation professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of animation has shrunk by 7% in Utah. This decline 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 Utah

$44,587 $44,073 $44,060 $43,070 $44,703
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
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 Utah. In 2006 animation professionals made a mean salary of $44,587 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,703 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Utah

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 0%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Utah, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of animation. The pay differential between the highest paid animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 195%

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Utah

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

In Utah, animation professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited animation schools in Utah is increasing. In Utah, there were 19 graduates in 2006. And there were 27 graduates from animation courses in 2010.

This represents a 42% increase in the number of animation degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Utah

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