Computer Animation Schools In Illinois

Computer Animation classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited computer animation schools in Illinois. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer animation in the state of Illinois, 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


Schools

  1. American Academy of Art

    332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60604-4302

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  2. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  3. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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  4. Columbia College Chicago

    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

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  5. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

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  6. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  7. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  8. International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago

    One North State Street - Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60602-3300

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  9. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  10. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  11. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  12. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  13. ITT Technical Institute-Mount Prospect

    1401 Feehanville Road, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056-9823

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  14. The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg

    1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-4913

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Computer Animation Employment

Illinois 970
National 26,560

Approximately 4% of the country's computer animation professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Computer animation professionals In Illinois

960 910 920 910 970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, computer animation is a growing field. In Illinois, 10 more computer animation professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of computer animation professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer animation professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$46,400 $53,170 $58,820 $60,120 $59,310
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of computer animation professionals is growing, the salaries earned by computer animation professionals are increasing. In 2006 computer animation professionals made a mean salary of $46,400 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,310 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$28,240
25th percentile
$36,480
50th percentile
$53,620
75th percentile
$69,840
90th percentile
$91,520

This represents a growth in salaries of 22%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Illinois state, within the field of computer animation, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer animation professionals earn 224% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in Illinois

Art
$62,060
Computer Animation
$59,310
Design
$58,056
Film
$33,622
Game Development
$73,490
Graphic Design
$51,220
Visual Communications
$51,398

Computer animation professionals in Illinois earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
5
bachelor
13
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited computer animation schools in Illinois is increasing. In Illinois, there were 176 graduates in 2006. And there were 241 graduates from computer animation courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of computer animation school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 37%. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer animation.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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