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Animation Schools In Oregon

Animation classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited animation schools in Oregon. The trends in Oregon's 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. The Art Institute of Portland

    1122 NW Davis St., Portland, Oregon 97209-2911

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Portland

    9500 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97220

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  3. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640

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  4. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Animation Employment

Oregon 2,800
National 229,120

Of all of the animation professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Oregon

2,540 3,170 3,380 3,380 2,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Animation is a growing field in Oregon. In Oregon, 260 more animation professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of animation professionals has grown by 10%. This growth 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 Oregon

$48,253 $50,610 $49,350 $48,333 $49,850
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by animation professionals is increasing in Oregon. In 2006 animation professionals made a mean salary of $48,253 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,850 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Oregon

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Oregon, 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 197%

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Oregon

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of animation professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited animation schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 6 animation graduates from animation courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 21 graduates.

Thus there was a 250% percent increase in the number of animation school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. 40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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