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Animation Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 5 accredited animation schools where animation faculty who teach animation classes can find employment. The trends in Kansas' animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in animation includes animation training at the following levels:


  1. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  2. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  3. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  4. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  5. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Animation Employment

Kansas 2,100
National 229,120

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

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Kansas

2,220 2,170 2,410 2,220 2,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Animation is a shrinking field in Kansas. In Kansas, 120 less animation professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. 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 Kansas

$35,140 $30,663 $31,317 $37,145 $41,573
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by animation professionals is increasing in Kansas. In 2006 animation professionals made a mean salary of $35,140 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,573 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Kansas

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Thus, animation professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 162% pay differential between the highest paid animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of animation in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Kansas

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of animation professionals is decreasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited animation schools in Kansas state is increasing. In Kansas, there were 10 graduates in 2006. And there were 15 graduates from animation courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 50%. A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a associate's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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