Computer Animation Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 7 computer animation schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer animation in the city of Chicago, which encompasses computer animation training at the following levels:

  • Computer Animation Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Animation
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Animation
  • Masters degree in Computer Animation


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Computer Animation Employment

Chicago 760
Illinois 970

Of the 970 computer animation professionals employed in Illinois, 760 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of computer animation professionals in Chicago has grown by 10%. As the employment for computer animation professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Computer Animation employment growth

960 910 920 910 970
690 630 770 730 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Computer Animation VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$47,910 $57,070 $61,670 $63,410 $62,850
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of computer animation professionals in Chicago has grown, salaries for computer animation professionals have also increased. Chicago computer animation professionals made $62,850 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for computer animation professionals in Chicago was $47,910 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of computer animation professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$30,670
25th percentile
$37,810
50th percentile
$57,260
75th percentile
$72,610
90th percentile
$95,380

Computer animation professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $57,260 per year. The difference in pay between the computer animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 211%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,670 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in Chicago

Film
$45,510
Visual Communications
$52,693
Graphic Design
$53,900
Design
$58,565
Computer Animation
$62,850
Art
$67,433
Game Development
$77,060

On average computer animation professional salaries in Chicago are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Animation schools in Chicago

7

There are 7 accredited computer animation schools in the city. Many of Chicago's computer animation professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Computer Animation Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total10

There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in computer animation offered by Chicago's computer animation schools.

Student Completed Computer Animation Degrees In Chicago

associate
22
bachelor
97
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total124

Approximately 124 students completed computer animation courses in 2010.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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