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Animation Schools In West Virginia

In West Virginia, there is only one accredited school where animation classes faculty can find employment. The trends in West Virginia's animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in animation includes animation training at the animation associates degree level.


  1. West Virginia University at Parkersburg

    300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Animation Employment

West Virginia 550
National 229,120

Approximately 0% of the country's animation professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In West Virginia

540 520 620 530 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of animation professionals is growing in West Virginia. In West Virginia, 10 more animation professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of animation professionals has grown by 2%. This growth is faster than the national trend for animation professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of animation professionals working around the nation.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$34,075 $38,230 $38,725 $36,740 $38,090
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by animation professionals is increasing in West Virginia. The mean salary for animation professionals in 2006 was $34,075 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,090 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in West Virginia

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Thus, animation professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of West Virginia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of animation. The pay differential between the highest paid animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 211%

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

Animation professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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