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Animation Schools
In San Marcos, California

Animation faculty can choose to work at only one animation school in San Marcos. The trends in San Marcos' animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Animation Employment

San Marcos 2,630
California 38,110

Of the 38,110 animation professionals employed in California, 2,630 work in San Marcos. The number of animation professionals in San Marcos has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Marcos has increased.

San Marcos Vs. California Animation employment growth

36,560 38,930 41,890 38,910 38,110
2,940 3,050 3,020 2,780 2,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Marcos

Animation VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

$50,280 $50,803 $51,767 $60,907 $54,485
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in San Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

As the number of animation professionals in San Marcos has shrunk, salaries for animation professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,485 per year was earned by animation professionals in San Marcos. Four years earlier in 2006, animation professionals in San Marcos made an average salary of $50,280 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Marcos.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in San Marcos

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Animation professionals in San Marcos make a median yearly salary of $52,900. The 10% of animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,825 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in San Marcos

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Computer Animation
Game Development

San Marcos animation professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in San Marcos


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

Animation Programs Offered In San Marcos


San Marcos' animation schools offer 2 animation degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In San Marcos


Approximately 12 students graduated from animation courses in 2010.

Animation Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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