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Film Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 6 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film training in Georgia, which includes film training at the following levels:


  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. The Art Institute of Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-1635

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

    20 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Film Employment

Georgia 1,260
National 82,430

Approximately 3% of the country's film professionals work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Georgia

1,890 2,250 2,120 1,820 1,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of film is shrinking. There were 630 less film professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 33%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of film professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$23,878 $13,848 $27,125 $28,593 $34,475
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of film professionals is declining, the salaries paid to film professionals are increasing in Georgia. Film professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $23,878 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $34,475 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Georgia

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 31% growth in film professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Georgia state, within the field of film, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid film professionals earn 212% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Georgia

Computer Animation

Film professionals in Georgia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Film programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia


As the number of film professionals is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited film schools in Georgia state is increasing. In 2006 there were 284 film graduates from film courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 320 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of film school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 13%. 50% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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