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Film Schools
In San Marcos, California

There is only one film school in San Marcos for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Marcos' film academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes film training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Film Employment

San Marcos 650
California 6,170

Of the 6,170 film professionals employed in California, 650 work in San Marcos. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of film professionals in San Marcos has grown by 91%. As the employment for film professionals in San Marcos has increased, overall employment in San Marcos has also increased.

San Marcos Vs. California Film employment growth

34,820 24,540 22,650 5,630 6,170
340 370 300 750 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Marcos

Film VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

$45,773 $47,477 $32,130 $44,640 $39,935
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in San Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

In San Marcos, salaries for film professionals have decreased. San Marcos film professionals made $39,935 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for film professionals in San Marcos was $45,773 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Marcos.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in San Marcos

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Film professionals in San Marcos make a median yearly salary of $33,835. The 10% of film professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,660 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $65,405 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in San Marcos

Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Film schools in San Marcos


There is only one accredited film school in the city. Many of San Marcos' film professionals are graduates of this school.

Film Programs Offered In San Marcos


San Marcos' film schools offer 5 film degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Film Degrees In San Marcos


In 2010 approximately 32 students graduated from film courses.

Film Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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