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Film Schools In Nevada

In Nevada, there are 2 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the film academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in film training at the following levels:


  1. The Art Institute of Las Vegas

    2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson, Nevada 89074-7737

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Film Employment

Nevada 560
National 82,430

Of all of the film professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Nevada

1,030 1,200 820 540 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Film is a shrinking field in Nevada. 470 less film professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 46% decline in the field. 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 Nevada

$30,960 $23,867 $20,375 $27,390 $23,528
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
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 decreasing in Nevada. The mean salary for film professionals in 2006 was $30,960 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $23,528 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Nevada

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This represents a 32% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of film, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid film professionals earning 175% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Nevada

Computer Animation

In Nevada, film professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited film schools in Nevada is increasing. In 2006 there were 68 film graduates from film courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 79 graduates.

This represents a 16% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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