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Computer Animation Schools
In San Francisco, California

In San Francisco, there are 3 computer animation schools where computer animation faculty can find employment. The trends in San Francisco's computer animation academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes computer animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Computer Animation Employment

San Francisco 1,700
California 8,440

Exactly 1,700 of the 8,440 computer animation professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. The number of computer animation professionals in San Francisco has grown by 110% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Computer Animation employment growth

8,470 9,460 10,510 9,440 8,440
810 1,200 1,500 1,900 1,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Computer Animation VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$75,900 $82,770 $78,650 $81,320 $73,400
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Animation in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for computer animation professionals have decreased. In 2010 San Francisco computer animation professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,400. The average salary for computer animation professionals in San Francisco was $75,900 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Computer animation professionals in San Francisco

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Computer animation professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $70,400 per year. The difference in pay between the computer animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 218%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,930 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,270 per year.

Average Salaries for Computer animation professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Visual Communications
Computer Animation
Graphic Design
Game Development

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

Educational Trends

Computer Animation schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's computer animation professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited computer animation schools in the city.

Computer Animation Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's computer animation schools offer 6 computer animation degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Animation Degrees In San Francisco


In 2010 approximately 294 students completed computer animation courses.

Computer Animation Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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