Computer Animation Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 16 accredited schools where computer animation classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer animation in the state of Michigan, which encompasses computer animation training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Baker College of Flint

    1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, Michigan 48507-5508

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  2. College for Creative Studies

    201 E Kirby, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  3. Davenport University

    6191 Kraft Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512-9396

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  4. Delta College

    1961 Delta Road, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  5. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  6. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  7. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  8. ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming

    1980 Metro Court S.W., Wyoming, Michigan 49519

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  9. Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    6767 West O Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003-4070

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  10. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  11. Kirtland Community College

    10775 N Saint Helen Road, Roscommon, Michigan 48653

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  12. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  13. Muskegon Community College

    221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49442-1432

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Troy

    1522 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083-1905

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  15. Baker College of Auburn Hills

    1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2642

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  16. ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek

    6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Computer Animation Employment

Michigan 480
National 26,560

Approximately 2% of the country's computer animation professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Computer animation professionals In Michigan

400 280 360 280 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Animation is a growing field in Michigan. In 2010 there were 80 more computer animation professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer animation has grown by 20% in Michigan. This growth is faster than the national trend for computer animation professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of computer animation professionals working around the nation.

Computer Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$45,170 $47,620 $51,880 $53,400 $56,020
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer animation professionals are growing in Michigan. The mean salary for computer animation professionals in 2006 was $45,170 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,020 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$27,520
25th percentile
$37,680
50th percentile
$54,470
75th percentile
$76,230
90th percentile
$87,830

Thus, there was a 19% growth in computer animation professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of computer animation, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer animation professionals earning 219% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Michigan state.

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in Michigan

Art
$49,462
Computer Animation
$56,020
Design
$49,267
Film
$31,475
Game Development
$67,977
Graphic Design
$42,220
Visual Communications
$49,630

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total18

As the number of computer animation professionals is increasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited computer animation schools in Michigan state is also increasing. In Michigan, there were 65 graduates in 2006. And there were 134 graduates from computer animation courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of computer animation school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 106%. A majority of these graduates, or 39%, graduated with an associate's degree in computer animation.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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