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Animation Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 3 animation schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. The trends in Portland's animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Animation Employment

Portland 2,020
Oregon 2,800

Of the 2,800 animation professionals employed in Oregon, 2,020 work in Portland. The number of animation professionals in Portland has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for animation professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Animation employment growth

2,540 3,170 3,380 3,380 2,800
1,890 2,220 2,370 2,440 2,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$52,600 $53,793 $51,797 $49,987 $52,053
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for animation professionals have decreased. In 2010 animation professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $52,053 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, animation professionals in Portland made an average salary of $52,600 per year. The decline in the salary of animation professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Portland

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Portland animation professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,053. The difference in pay between the animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 191%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,467 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Portland

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Computer Animation
Game Development

Animation professional salaries in Portland are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Portland


There are 3 accredited animation schools in the city. Many of Portland's animation professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Animation Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's animation schools offer 3 animation degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Portland


In 2010 approximately 10 students graduated from animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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