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Animation Schools
In Ridgecrest, California

The city of Ridgecrest has only one school where animation faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in animation in the city of Ridgecrest, which encompasses animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ridgecrest Vs. California Animation Employment

Ridgecrest 170
California 38,110

Exactly 170 of California's 38,110 animation professionals work in Ridgecrest. There has been a 6% decline in the number of animation professionals in Ridgecrest between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for animation professionals in Ridgecrest has decreased, overall employment in Ridgecrest has increased.

Ridgecrest Vs. California Animation employment growth

36,560 38,930 41,890 38,910 38,110
180 150 150 140 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Ridgecrest

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Ridgecrest

$37,970 $39,660 $43,680 $45,270 $50,080
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Ridgecrest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ridgecrest

In Ridgecrest, salaries for animation professionals have increased. Ridgecrest animation professionals made $50,080 per year, on average, in 2010. Animation professionals in Ridgecrest made a yearly average salary of $37,970, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ridgecrest.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Ridgecrest

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Animation professionals make a median salary of $44,940 per year in Ridgecrest. The difference in pay between the animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 240%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Ridgecrest

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Game Development

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

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Ridgecrest


There is only one accredited animation school in the city. Many of Ridgecrest's animation professionals are graduates of this school.

Animation Programs Offered In Ridgecrest


There is one degree and certificate program in animation offered by Ridgecrest's animation school.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Ridgecrest


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Ridgecrest, California

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