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Animation Schools In Missouri

Animation classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited animation schools in Missouri. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation training in Missouri, which includes animation training at the following levels:


  1. ITT Technical Institute-Earth City

    3640 Corporate Trail Drive, Earth City, Missouri 63045

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  2. Kansas City Art Institute

    4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-1874

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  3. Missouri College

    1405 South Hanley Road, Brentwood, Missouri 63144

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  4. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  5. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

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  6. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  7. Bryan College in Springfield

    237 S. Florence Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65806-2000

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  8. ITT Technical Institute-Arnold

    1930 Meyer Drury Dr, Arnold, Missouri 63010

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Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Animation Employment

Missouri 4,240
National 229,120

Of all of the animation professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Missouri

4,130 4,280 4,580 4,540 4,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, animation is a growing field. In 2010 there were 110 more animation professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for animation professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$43,570 $45,373 $49,260 $49,003 $49,903
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of animation professionals is growing, the salaries earned by animation professionals are increasing. The mean salary for animation professionals in 2006 was $43,570 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,903 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Missouri

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Thus, animation professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Missouri state, within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid animation professionals earn 216% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Missouri

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

Animation professionals in Missouri earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of animation professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited animation schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In Missouri, there were 4 graduates in 2006. And there were 91 graduates from animation courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 2175% percent increase in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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