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Animation Schools In Indiana

Indiana has 5 accredited animation schools where animation faculty who teach animation classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in animation in the state of Indiana, which encompasses animation training at the animation bachelors degree level.


  1. Huntington University

    2303 College Ave, Huntington, Indiana 46750

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne

    2810 Dupont Commerce Court, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825

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  3. ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis

    9511 Angola Ct, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268-1119

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  4. ITT Technical Institute-Newburgh

    10999 Stahl Rd, Newburgh, Indiana 47630

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  5. The Art Institute of Indianapolis

    3500 DePauw Blvd Suite 1010, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

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Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Animation Employment

Indiana 3,450
National 229,120

Of all of the animation professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Indiana

3,770 3,810 3,970 3,620 3,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Indiana, animation is a shrinking field. 320 less animation professionals were working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of animation has shrunk by 8% in Indiana. This decline 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 Indiana

$43,497 $42,803 $48,443 $47,830 $50,447
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
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 Indiana. Animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,497 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,447 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Indiana

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

Thus, animation professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Indiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of animation. The pay differential between the highest paid animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 204%

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Indiana

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of animation professionals is decreasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited animation schools in Indiana state is increasing. In 2006 there were 2 animation graduates from animation courses in Indiana and in 2010 there were 46 graduates.

Thus there was a 2200% percent increase in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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