Film Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 5 film schools where film faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film education in Philadelphia, which includes film training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Film Employment

Philadelphia 640
Pennsylvania 930

Of the 930 film professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 640 work in Philadelphia. The number of film professionals in Philadelphia has grown by 100% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Film employment growth

1,210 1,350 1,700 1,850 930
320 400 460 550 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Film VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$51,120 $50,355 $43,240 $41,560 $40,410
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of film professionals in Philadelphia has grown, salaries for film professionals have decreased. In 2010 Philadelphia film professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,410. Film professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $51,120, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$19,260
25th percentile
$28,645
50th percentile
$36,895
75th percentile
$52,610
90th percentile
$66,070

Film professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $36,895. The 10% of film professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Film
$40,410
Design
$52,596
Art
$55,145
Computer Animation
$56,020

Film professional salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Film schools in Philadelphia

5

There are 5 accredited film schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's film professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Film Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

Philadelphia's film schools offer 8 film degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Film Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
8
bachelor
272
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total287

Approximately 287 students completed film courses in 2010.

Film Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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