Film Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 12 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 Texas, which includes film training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Amarillo College

    2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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  2. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  3. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  4. El Paso Community College

    919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

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  5. South University-The Art Institute of Dallas

    8080 Park Lane #100, Dallas, Texas 75231-5993

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  6. Houston Community College

    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

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  7. K D Studio

    2600 Stemmons Fwy Ste 117, Dallas, Texas 75207

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  8. San Jacinto Community College

    8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501-2007

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  9. South Plains College

    1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336

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  10. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

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  11. The Art Institute of Austin

    101 W. Louis Henna Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78728

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  12. MediaTech Institute-Irving

    400 E Royal La Ste100, Irving, Texas 75039

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Film Employment

Texas 1,520
National 82,430

Approximately 4% of the country's film professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Texas

1,860 1,570 1,240 5,000 1,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of film is shrinking. There were 340 less film professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 18%. This decline 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 Texas

$32,640 $37,527 $38,023 $29,402 $38,990
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of film professionals is declining, the salaries earned by film professionals are increasing. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $32,640 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$19,140
25th percentile
$25,457
50th percentile
$38,023
75th percentile
$51,867
90th percentile
$59,373

Thus, film professionals' salaries grew by 16% 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 210% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Texas

Art
$53,664
Computer Animation
$57,740
Design
$50,818
Film
$38,990

Film professionals in Texas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total16

As the number of film professionals is decreasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited film schools in Texas state is increasing. In Texas, there were 93 graduates in 2006. And there were 117 graduates from film courses in 2010.

This represents a 26% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a associate's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Texas

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