Film Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

Film faculty can choose to work at only one film school in Kansas City. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the film academic community in Kansas City, and the future trends. Academia in film includes film training at the film bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Film Employment

Kansas City 230
Missouri 1,260

Of the 1,260 film professionals employed in Missouri, 230 work in Kansas City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Kansas City, there has been a 0% decline in the number of film professionals. Overall employment in Kansas City has increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Film employment growth

1,210 530 560 1,190 1,260
230 190 210 230 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Film VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$32,340 $33,150 $32,570 $44,827 $45,047
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

In Kansas City, salaries for film professionals have increased. In 2010 Kansas City film professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,047. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for film professionals in Kansas City was $32,340 per year. The growth in the salary of film professionals in Kansas City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Kansas City

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Kansas City film professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,170. The difference in pay between the film professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,967 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,437 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Computer Animation

On average film professionals in Kansas City earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Kansas City.

Educational Trends

Film schools in Kansas City


There is only one accredited film school in the city. Many of Kansas City's film professionals are graduates of this school.

Film Programs Offered In Kansas City


There is one degree and certificate program in film offered by Kansas City's film school.

Student Completed Film Degrees In Kansas City


Approximately 8 students graduated from film courses in 2010.

Film Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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