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Film Schools In Kansas

There are 3 accredited film schools in Kansas for faculty who teach film classes to choose from. The trends in Kansas' film academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in film includes film training at the following levels:


  1. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The Art Institutes International_??_??_Kansas City

    8202 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Film Employment

Kansas 140
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Kansas

250 260 190 150 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Film is a shrinking field in Kansas. In Kansas, 110 less film professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has shrunk by 44% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for film professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of film professionals working around the nation.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$19,120 $19,607 $22,860 $23,165 $33,397
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by film professionals is increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $19,120 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $33,397 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Kansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 43%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of film, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid film professionals earning 169% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Kansas

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In Kansas, film professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited film schools in Kansas is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of film school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 100%. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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