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Film Schools
In San Mateo, California

There is only one film school in San Mateo for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the film academic community in San Mateo, and the future trends. Academia in film includes film training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Mateo Vs. California Film Employment

San Mateo 450
California 6,170

Of the 6,170 film professionals employed in California, 450 work in San Mateo. The number of film professionals in San Mateo has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for film professionals in San Mateo has decreased, overall employment in San Mateo has increased.

San Mateo Vs. California Film employment growth

34,820 24,540 22,650 5,630 6,170
460 980 1,110 380 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Mateo

Film VS. All professions salaries in San Mateo

$58,455 $59,965 $53,345 $61,130 $69,360
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in San Mateo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Mateo

As the number of film professionals in San Mateo has shrunk, salaries for film professionals have increased. San Mateo film professionals made $69,360 per year, on average, in 2010. Film professionals in San Mateo made a yearly average salary of $58,455, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of film professionals in San Mateo is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in San Mateo

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San Mateo film professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,715. The difference in pay between the film professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 164%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,485 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $101,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in San Mateo

Computer Animation

San Mateo film professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Film schools in San Mateo


Many of San Mateo's film professionals are graduates of the only accredited film school in the city.

Film Programs Offered In San Mateo

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San Mateo's film school offers one film degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Film Degrees In San Mateo

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Film Faculty Salaries in San Mateo, California

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