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Animation Schools In Connecticut

Animation classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited animation school in Connecticut. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in animation in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses animation training at the animation associates degree level.


  1. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Animation Employment

Connecticut 2,930
National 229,120

Of all of the animation professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Connecticut

2,980 3,130 3,460 3,110 2,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Animation is a shrinking field in Connecticut. 50 less animation professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 2%. This decline is faster than the national trend for animation professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of animation professionals working around the nation.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$54,757 $49,937 $55,603 $57,933 $60,523
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of animation professionals is declining, the salaries paid to animation professionals are increasing in Connecticut. Animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,757 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,523 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Connecticut

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

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid animation professionals earning 221% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

In Connecticut, animation professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


As the number of animation professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited animation school in Connecticut state is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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