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Animation Schools In Washington DC

There is only one accredited animation school in Washington DC for faculty who teach animation classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation training in Washington DC, which includes animation training at the animation bachelors degree level.


  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Animation Employment

Washington DC 1,580
National 229,120

Approximately 1% of the country's animation professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Washington DC

1,540 1,720 1,650 1,640 1,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, animation is a growing field. 40 more animation professionals were working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has grown by 3% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of animation professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$30,090 $72,335 $72,515 $63,230 $64,345
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by animation professionals is increasing in Washington DC. Animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $30,090 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,345 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Washington DC

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25th percentile
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Thus, there was a 53% growth in animation professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid animation professionals earning 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

In Washington DC, animation professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


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

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of animation degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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