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Animation Schools
In Santa Rosa, California

Animation faculty can choose to work at only one animation school in Santa Rosa. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in animation in the city of Santa Rosa, which encompasses animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Rosa Vs. California Animation Employment

Santa Rosa 240
California 38,110

Exactly 240 of California's 38,110 animation professionals work in Santa Rosa. There has been a 27% decline in the number of animation professionals in Santa Rosa between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Santa Rosa has also decreased.

Santa Rosa Vs. California Animation employment growth

36,560 38,930 41,890 38,910 38,110
330 280 220 210 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Rosa

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Santa Rosa

$48,280 $53,340 $42,220 $43,490 $39,230
$44,490 $45,370 $46,830 $47,110 $48,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Santa Rosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Rosa

As the number of animation professionals in Santa Rosa has shrunk, salaries for animation professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Santa Rosa animation professionals earned an average yearly salary of $39,230. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for animation professionals in Santa Rosa was $48,280 per year. The decline in the salary of animation professionals in Santa Rosa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Santa Rosa

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90th percentile

Animation professionals make a median salary of $37,630 per year in Santa Rosa. The 10% of animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,355 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 95% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Santa Rosa

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Game Development

Santa Rosa animation professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Santa Rosa


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

Animation Programs Offered In Santa Rosa


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

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Santa Rosa


In 2010 approximately 4 students graduated from animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Santa Rosa, California

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