Computer Animation Schools In Washington State

Washington State has 7 accredited computer animation schools where computer animation faculty who teach computer animation classes can find employment. The trends in Washington State's computer animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in computer animation includes computer animation training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Seattle

    2323 Elliott Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121-1622

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Seattle

    12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100, Seattle, Washington 98168-2610

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  3. ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley

    13518 E Indiana Avenue, Spokane Valley, Washington 99216-1589

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  4. Lake Washington Technical College

    11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98034-8506

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  5. Olympic College

    1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1699

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  6. ITT Technical Institute-Everett

    1615 75th Street Sw, Suite 220, Everett, Washington 98203

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  7. DigiPen Institute of Technology

    9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, Washington 98052

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Computer Animation Employment

Washington State 2,090
National 26,560

Of all of the computer animation professionals that work in the US, approximately 8% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Computer animation professionals In Washington State

1,270 1,300 1,500 1,490 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, computer animation is a growing field. In 2010 there were 820 more computer animation professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer animation has grown by 65% in Washington State. This growth is faster 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 Washington State

$54,130 $57,520 $63,020 $64,840 $62,250
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington State, as the number of computer animation professionals is growing, the salaries earned by computer animation professionals are increasing. Computer animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,130 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,250 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$36,710
25th percentile
$43,850
50th percentile
$57,090
75th percentile
$75,650
90th percentile
$99,190

Thus, computer animation professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington State, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer animation. The pay differential between the highest paid computer animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 170%

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in Washington State

Art
$55,388
Computer Animation
$62,250
Design
$56,206
Film
$40,942
Game Development
$80,123
Graphic Design
$50,080
Visual Communications
$49,140

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

Educational Trends

Computer Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
3
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited computer animation schools in Washington State is increasing. In Washington State, there were 24 graduates in 2006. And there were 147 graduates from computer animation courses in 2010.

This represents a 513% increase in the number of computer animation degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. Most of these graduates, or 63%, earned an bachelor's degree in computer animation.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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