Film Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 15 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film training in Michigan, which includes film training at the following levels:

  • Film Certificate
  • Associates degree in Film
  • Bachelors degree in Film
  • Masters degree in Film


Schools

  1. Alma College

    614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599

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  2. Calvin College

    3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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  3. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  4. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  5. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  6. Jackson Community College

    2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49201-8399

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  7. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  8. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

    Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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  9. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  10. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  11. Spring Arbor University

    106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799

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  12. Washtenaw Community College

    4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105-4800

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  13. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  14. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Compass Film Academy

    560 Fifth St NW Ste 110, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Film Employment

Michigan 640
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Michigan.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Michigan

470 1,180 1,020 1,030 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of film is growing. 170 more film professionals were working in Michigan in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of film professionals has grown by 36%. This is faster than the trend for film professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$25,673 $40,068 $37,650 $37,752 $31,475
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by film professionals is increasing in Michigan. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $25,673 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,475 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$16,402
25th percentile
$20,805
50th percentile
$29,680
75th percentile
$40,605
90th percentile
$52,395

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. 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 219% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Michigan state.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Michigan

Art
$49,462
Computer Animation
$56,020
Design
$49,267
Film
$31,475

In Michigan, film professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
12
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
7
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As the number of film professionals is increasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited film schools in Michigan state is also increasing. In 2006, 261 students graduated from film courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 364 students graduated.

This represents a 39% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in Michigan state. 55% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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