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Animation Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

In Cambridge, there are 2 animation schools where animation faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the animation academic community in Cambridge, and the future trends. Academia in animation includes animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Animation Employment

Cambridge 4,380
Massachusetts 6,760

Of the 6,760 animation professionals employed in Massachusetts, 4,380 work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of animation professionals in Cambridge has grown by 21%. As the employment for animation professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Animation employment growth

6,100 6,460 6,810 6,640 6,760
3,620 4,260 4,630 4,250 4,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$48,713 $49,030 $48,687 $51,473 $52,413
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

As the number of animation professionals in Cambridge has grown, salaries for animation professionals have also increased. Cambridge animation professionals made $52,413 per year, on average, in 2010. Animation professionals in Cambridge made a yearly average salary of $48,713, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of animation professionals in Cambridge is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Cambridge

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

Cambridge animation professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,487. The 10% of animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,590 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 189% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Computer Animation
Game Development

Cambridge animation professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Cambridge


There are 2 accredited animation schools in the city. Many of Cambridge's animation professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Animation Programs Offered In Cambridge


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

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Cambridge


In 2010 approximately 8 students graduated from animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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