Computer Animation Schools In New York

New York has 6 accredited computer animation schools where computer animation faculty who teach computer animation classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer animation and computer animation training in New York, which includes 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


  1. Fashion Institute of Technology

    227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001-5992

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  2. Marist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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  3. Mildred Elley School

    855 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12206-1513

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  4. Pratt Institute-Main

    200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

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  5. Rochester Institute of Technology

    1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

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  6. School of Visual Arts

    209 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

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Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Computer Animation Employment

New York 2,980
National 26,560

Of all of the computer animation professionals that work in the US, approximately 11% work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Computer animation professionals In New York

2,710 3,220 3,630 3,420 2,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New York, computer animation is a growing field. 270 more computer animation professionals were working in New York in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer animation professionals has grown by 10%. 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 New York

$60,730 $60,620 $61,580 $62,150 $66,340
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by computer animation professionals is increasing in New York. The mean salary for computer animation professionals in 2006 was $60,730 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,340 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in New York

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Thus, computer animation professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of computer animation, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer animation professionals earning 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New York state.

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in New York

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

Computer Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in New York


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer animation schools in New York is increasing. In New York, there were 43 graduates in 2006. And there were 116 graduates from computer animation courses in 2010.

This represents a 170% increase in the number of computer animation degree or certificate school graduates in New York state. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer animation.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in New York

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