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Animation Schools
In Albany, New York

Animation faculty can choose to work at only one animation school in Albany. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation education in Albany, which includes animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Animation Employment

Albany 530
New York 23,050

Exactly 530 of the 23,050 animation professionals employed in New York, work in Albany. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albany, there has been a 23% growth in the number of animation professionals. Overall employment in Albany has also increased.

Albany Vs. New York Animation employment growth

22,500 23,440 25,430 24,410 23,050
430 470 640 600 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$41,660 $48,155 $50,930 $51,090 $50,560
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

As the number of animation professionals in Albany has grown, salaries for animation professionals have also increased. In 2010 animation professionals in Albany reportedly earned an average salary of $50,560 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for animation professionals in Albany was $41,660 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Albany.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Albany

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Albany animation professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,130. The difference in pay between the animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,350 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,605 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Albany

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Computer Animation
Game Development

On average animation professional salaries in Albany are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Albany


Many of Albany's animation professionals are graduates of the only accredited animation school in the city.

Animation Programs Offered In Albany


There is one degree and certificate program in animation offered by Albany's animation school.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Albany


In 2010 approximately 8 students completed animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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