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Film Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there is only one accredited school where film classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kentucky's film academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in film includes film training at the film certificate level.


  1. Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Film Employment

Kentucky 280
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Kentucky

260 400 290 280 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of film professionals is growing in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 20 more film professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% growth in the field. This growth 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 Kentucky

$26,873 $27,525 $29,327 $21,490 $21,325
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of film professionals is growing, the salaries paid to film professionals are decreasing in Kentucky. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $26,873 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $21,325 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Kentucky

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Thus, there was a 26% decline in film professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Kentucky state, within the field of film, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid film professionals earn 206% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Kentucky

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

Educational Trends

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


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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