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Film Schools
In Berkeley, California

There is only one film school in Berkeley for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in film in the city of Berkeley, which encompasses film training at the film bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Film Employment

Berkeley 150
California 6,170

Of the 6,170 film professionals employed in California, 150 work in Berkeley. Overall employment in Berkeley has also increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Film employment growth

34,820 24,540 22,650 5,630 6,170
No data 60 240 120 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Film VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$58,920 $68,745 $61,315 $57,195 $56,145
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

Salaries for film professionals in Berkeley have decreased. In 2010 Berkeley film professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,145. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for film professionals in Berkeley was $58,920 per year. The decline in the salary of film professionals in Berkeley is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Berkeley

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Film professionals in Berkeley earn a median salary of $54,025 per year. The difference in pay between the film professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,915 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,695 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Computer Animation

On average film professionals in Berkeley earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Berkeley.

Educational Trends

Film schools in Berkeley


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

Film Programs Offered In Berkeley


Berkeley's film school offers one film degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Film Degrees In Berkeley


In 2010 approximately 66 students completed film courses.

Film Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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