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Film Schools
In Arlington, Virginia

The city of Arlington has only one school where film faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film education in Arlington, which includes film training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Arlington Vs. Virginia Film Employment

Arlington 600
Virginia 500

Exactly 600 of Virginia's 500 film professionals work in Arlington. The number of film professionals in Arlington has shrunk by 17% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Arlington has increased.

Arlington Vs. Virginia Film employment growth

1,070 1,530 1,390 1,320 500
720 1,270 970 1,840 600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Arlington

Film VS. All professions salaries in Arlington

$50,700 $48,517 $53,257 $58,253 $61,870
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in Arlington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Arlington

Salaries for film professionals in Arlington have increased. In 2010 Arlington film professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,870. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for film professionals in Arlington was $50,700 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Arlington.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Arlington

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

Film professionals in Arlington make a median yearly salary of $63,490. The difference in pay between the film professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 203%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,505 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Arlington

Computer Animation

Arlington film professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Film schools in Arlington


There is only one accredited film school in the city. Many of Arlington's film professionals are graduates of this school.

Film Programs Offered In Arlington


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in film offered by Arlington's film schools.

Student Completed Film Degrees In Arlington


Approximately 8 students graduated from film courses in 2010.

Film Faculty Salaries in Arlington, Virginia

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