Computer Animation Schools In Minnesota

Computer Animation classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited computer animation schools in Minnesota. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer animation academic community in Minnesota, and the future trends in computer animation training at the following levels:

  • Computer Animation Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Animation


Schools

  1. The Art Institutes International Minnesota

    15 S 9th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

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  2. Minnesota School of Business in Richfield

    1401 W 76 St, Richfield, Minnesota 55423

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  3. Northland Community and Technical College

    1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701

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  4. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  5. ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie

    8911 Columbine Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Computer Animation Employment

Minnesota 770
National 26,560

Of all of the computer animation professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for Computer animation professionals In Minnesota

760 640 880 860 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer animation professionals is growing in Minnesota. 10 more computer animation professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer animation professionals has grown by 1%. 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 Minnesota

$41,510 $47,470 $47,040 $51,010 $51,160
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of computer animation professionals is growing, the salaries paid to computer animation professionals are increasing in Minnesota. The mean salary for computer animation professionals in 2006 was $41,510 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$32,360
25th percentile
$39,220
50th percentile
$50,180
75th percentile
$60,950
90th percentile
$75,200

Thus, computer animation professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 132% pay differential between the highest paid computer animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of computer animation in Minnesota.

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Art
$48,404
Computer Animation
$51,160
Design
$50,424
Film
$30,320
Game Development
$71,570
Graphic Design
$45,640
Visual Communications
$46,122

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited computer animation schools in Minnesota is decreasing. In 2006, 72 students graduated from computer animation courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 35 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of computer animation school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota by 51%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in computer animation.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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