Film Schools In Montana

Film classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited film schools in Montana. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in film in the state of Montana, which encompasses film training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Film
  • Masters degree in Film


  1. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Film Employment

Montana 140
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Montana

90 120 120 90 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Film is a growing field in Montana. There were 50 more film professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Montana, this field has grown by 56% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for film professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of film professionals working around the nation.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$32,310 $32,120 $33,300 $0 $11,475
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by film professionals is decreasing in Montana. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $32,310 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $11,475 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Montana

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 182% decline in film professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Montana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of film. The pay differential between the highest paid film professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 141%

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Montana


In Montana, film professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited film schools in Montana is increasing. In 2006 there were 63 film graduates from film courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 97 graduates.

This represents a 54% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in Montana state. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Montana

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