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Computer Animation Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 6 accredited schools where computer animation classes faculty can find employment. The trends in North Carolina's computer animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in computer animation includes computer animation training at the following levels:


  1. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  2. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  3. Piedmont Community College

    1715 College Dr, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

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  4. Sandhills Community College

    3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374

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  5. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  6. Living Arts College

    3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27614-7076

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Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Computer Animation Employment

North Carolina 350
National 26,560

Of all of the computer animation professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Computer animation professionals In North Carolina

370 530 720 680 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, computer animation is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 20 less computer animation professionals working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer animation has shrunk by 5% in North Carolina. This decline is faster than the national trend for computer animation professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of computer animation professionals working around the nation.

Computer Animation VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$46,150 $52,090 $50,980 $52,970 $56,490
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer animation professionals are growing in North Carolina. Computer animation professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,150 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,490 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in North Carolina

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in computer animation professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of North Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer animation. The pay differential between the highest paid computer animation professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 128%

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

Computer animation professionals in North Carolina earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer animation schools in North Carolina is decreasing. In North Carolina, there were 74 graduates in 2006. And there were 40 graduates from computer animation courses in 2010.

This represents a 46% decrease in the number of computer animation degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with a associate's degree in computer animation.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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