Film Schools
In New York City, New York

There are 9 film schools in New York City for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film education in New York City, which includes film training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

New York City Vs. New York Film Employment

New York City 8,150
New York 10,230

Exactly 8,150 of the 10,230 film professionals employed in New York, work in New York City. There has been a 6% decline in the number of film professionals in New York City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of film professionals in New York City has decreased, overall employment in New York City has increased.

New York City Vs. New York Film employment growth

3,960 3,710 8,890 10,480 10,230
8,650 7,130 6,740 2,560 8,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: New York City

Film VS. All professions salaries in New York City

$41,667 $43,067 $45,377 $45,917 $49,480
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in New York City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New York City

In New York City, salaries for film professionals have increased. In 2010 film professionals in New York City reportedly earned an average salary of $49,480 per year. The average salary for film professionals in New York City was $41,667 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of film professionals in New York City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in New York City

10th percentile
$29,100
25th percentile
$36,840
50th percentile
$47,407
75th percentile
$61,433
90th percentile
$73,993

Film professionals in New York City make a median yearly salary of $47,407. The 10% of film professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,100 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 154% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in New York City

Film
$49,480
Computer Animation
$68,090
Design
$69,448
Art
$72,940

On average film professionals in New York City earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in New York City.

Educational Trends

Film schools in New York City

9

There are 9 accredited film schools in the city. Many of New York City's film professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Film Programs Offered In New York City

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total12

There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in film offered by New York City's film schools.

Student Completed Film Degrees In New York City

associate
22
bachelor
563
master
173
doctor
2
Certificate
10
Total770

Approximately 770 students completed film courses in 2010.

Film Faculty Salaries in New York City, New York

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