Film Schools In Maryland

Film classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited film schools in Maryland. The trends in Maryland's film academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in film includes film training at the following levels:

  • Film Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Film


  1. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Film Employment

Maryland 590
National 82,430

Approximately 1% of the country's film professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Maryland

1,150 1,240 770 1,160 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, film is a shrinking field. There were 560 less film professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of film has shrunk by 49% in Maryland. This decline is faster than the change in the number of film professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$37,465 $36,288 $33,925 $35,540 $51,680
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by film professionals is increasing in Maryland. Film professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,465 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,680 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Maryland

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Thus, film professionals' salaries grew by 28% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of film, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid film professionals earning 202% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Maryland

Computer Animation

Film professionals in Maryland earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Film programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited film schools in Maryland is increasing. In Maryland, there were 5 graduates in 2006. And there were 33 graduates from film courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 560% percent increase in the number of film school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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