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Animation Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

In Kansas City, there is only one animation school where animation faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation education in Kansas City, which includes animation training at the animation bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Animation Employment

Kansas City 2,090
Missouri 4,240

Exactly 2,090 of the 4,240 animation professionals employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. There has been a 9% growth in the number of animation professionals in Kansas City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of animation professionals in Kansas City has increased, overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Animation employment growth

4,130 4,280 4,580 4,540 4,240
1,920 2,110 2,340 2,400 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$33,510 $38,160 $46,940 $46,820 $45,345
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of animation professionals in Kansas City has grown, salaries for animation professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,345 per year was earned by animation professionals in Kansas City. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for animation professionals in Kansas City was $33,510 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Kansas City

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Animation professionals in Kansas City earn a median salary of $40,530 per year. The 10% of animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,490 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 160% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Visual Communications
Computer Animation
Graphic Design
Game Development

Kansas City animation professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Kansas City


There is only one accredited animation school in the city. Many of Kansas City's animation professionals are graduates of this school.

Animation Programs Offered In Kansas City


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

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Kansas City


In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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