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Animation Schools
In Redwood City, California

The city of Redwood City has only one school where animation faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the animation academic community in Redwood City, and the future trends. Academia in animation includes animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Redwood City Vs. California Animation Employment

Redwood City 4,960
California 38,110

Exactly 4,960 of California's 38,110 animation professionals work in Redwood City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Redwood City, there has been a 48% growth in the number of animation professionals. As the number of animation professionals in Redwood City has increased, overall employment in Redwood City has also increased.

Redwood City Vs. California Animation employment growth

36,560 38,930 41,890 38,910 38,110
3,360 4,150 5,090 5,290 4,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Redwood City

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Redwood City

$68,815 $73,690 $75,895 $77,523 $73,453
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Redwood City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Redwood City

In Redwood City, salaries for animation professionals have increased. Redwood City animation professionals made $73,453 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, animation professionals in Redwood City made an average salary of $68,815 per year. The growth in the salary of animation professionals in Redwood City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Redwood City

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Redwood City animation professionals earn a median yearly salary of $72,970. The 10% of animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,867 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $111,527 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Redwood City

Visual Communications
Computer Animation
Graphic Design
Game Development

On average animation professional salaries in Redwood City are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Redwood City


Many of Redwood City's animation professionals are graduates of the only accredited animation school in the city.

Animation Programs Offered In Redwood City


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in animation offered by Redwood City's animation schools.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Redwood City


In 2010 approximately 6 students completed animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Redwood City, California

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