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Film Schools
In Virginia Beach, Virginia

Film faculty can choose to work at only one film school in Virginia Beach. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of film and film education in Virginia Beach, which includes film training at the film masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Film Employment

Virginia Beach 190
Virginia 500

Exactly 190 of Virginia's 500 film professionals work in Virginia Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of film professionals in Virginia Beach has shrunk by 34%. As the number of film professionals in Virginia Beach has decreased, overall employment in Virginia Beach has increased.

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Film employment growth

1,070 1,530 1,390 1,320 500
290 190 60 320 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Virginia Beach

Film VS. All professions salaries in Virginia Beach

$41,080 $49,750 $39,393 $44,430 $40,440
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film in Virginia Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Virginia Beach

Salaries for film professionals in Virginia Beach have decreased. Virginia Beach film professionals made $40,440 per year, on average, in 2010. Film professionals in Virginia Beach made a yearly average salary of $41,080, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of film professionals in Virginia Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in Virginia Beach

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Film professionals in Virginia Beach make a median yearly salary of $39,835. The difference in pay between the film professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 226%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,775 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in Virginia Beach

Computer Animation

Virginia Beach film professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Film schools in Virginia Beach


There is only one accredited film school in the city. Many of Virginia Beach's film professionals are graduates of this school.

Film Programs Offered In Virginia Beach


Virginia Beach's film school offers one film degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Film Degrees In Virginia Beach


Approximately 13 students graduated from film courses in 2010.

Film Faculty Salaries in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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