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Film Schools In Oregon

In Oregon, there are 5 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in film in the state of Oregon, which encompasses film training at the following levels:


  1. The Art Institute of Portland

    1122 NW Davis St., Portland, Oregon 97209-2911

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Film Employment

Oregon 620
National 82,430

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

Employment Growth for Film professionals In Oregon

260 630 640 830 620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, the field of film is growing. 360 more film professionals were working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oregon, this field has grown by 138% in four years. 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 Oregon

$29,443 $22,633 $22,975 $41,680 $36,032
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of film professionals is growing, the salaries earned by film professionals are increasing. In 2006 film professionals made a mean salary of $29,443 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,032 per year.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Oregon

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in film professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Oregon state, within the field of film, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid film professionals earn 199% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Oregon

Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited film schools in Oregon is decreasing. In Oregon, there were 55 graduates in 2006. And there were 53 graduates from film courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 4% percent decrease in the number of film school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. 83% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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