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Film Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Film faculty can choose to work at one of 2 film schools in Portland. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film education in Portland, which includes film training at the film bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Film Employment

Portland 350
Oregon 620

Of the 620 film professionals employed in Oregon, 350 work in Portland. The number of film professionals in Portland has grown by 52% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for film professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Film employment growth

260 630 640 830 620
230 280 320 370 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Film VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$51,915 $49,555 $52,715 $66,093 $52,880
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of film professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for film professionals have also increased. Portland film professionals made $52,880 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for film professionals in Portland was $51,915 per year. The growth in the salary of film professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Portland

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Film professionals make a median salary of $48,390 per year in Portland. The difference in pay between the film professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 167%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,977 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,173 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Portland

Computer Animation

On average film professional salaries in Portland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Film schools in Portland


There are 2 accredited film schools in the city. Many of Portland's film professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Film Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's film schools offer 2 film degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Film Degrees In Portland


Approximately 24 students graduated from film courses in 2010.

Film Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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