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Animation Schools In New Jersey

There are 4 accredited animation schools in New Jersey for faculty who teach animation classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the animation academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in animation training at the animation associates degree level.


  1. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  2. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  3. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  4. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Animation Employment

New Jersey 6,140
National 229,120

Of all of the animation professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In New Jersey

6,880 6,800 7,320 6,800 6,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Animation is a shrinking field in New Jersey. 740 less animation professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 11% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for animation professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of animation professionals working around the nation.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$48,640 $49,447 $50,817 $54,430 $50,233
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of animation professionals is declining, the salaries earned by animation professionals are increasing. Animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,640 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,233 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in New Jersey

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Jersey, 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 184%

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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