Animation in Alabama

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Alabama


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Alabama receive animation degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 37 animators graduate from Alabama's 3 animation schools.

Top Schools

Virginia College-Birmingham, which is located in Birmingham, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a animation program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. 11 students graduated with a degree in animation from Virginia College-Birmingham in 2010. Students at Virginia College-Birmingham paid $16,500 per year in tuition fees.

Virginia College-Huntsville, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a animation program. It is located in Huntsville. In 2010, Virginia College-Huntsville graduated 9 students from its animation program. Virginia College-Huntsville charged in-state students $12,300 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama with a animation program is ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer, which is located in Bessemer. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. In 2010, 17 students graduated from ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer animation program. Students at ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer paid $18,048 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alabama's animation schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $15,616 per year, though tuition can range from $18,048 per year to $12,300 per year. The Alabama animation schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer - located in Bessemer, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Virginia College-Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. Virginia College-Huntsville - located in Huntsville, students are charged $12,300 per year

The following Alabama animation schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Virginia College-Huntsville - located in Huntsville, students are charged $12,300 per year
  2. Virginia College-Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer - located in Bessemer, students are charged $18,048 per year

An animation degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from animation school in Alabama go on to work as an animator. 70 animators were working in Alabama in 2010. The largest populations of Alabama animators are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 40 animators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 550 animators will be working in Alabama state. This would require the number of animators to grow by 8%.

Salary

On average, an animator earns a salary of $47,340 per year in Alabama state. In 2010, however, some Alabama animators earned as little as less than $32,240 per year or as much as more than $68,880 per year. The counties in Alabama with the highest average salary for an animator are:

  1. Bibb County - $47,280 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in animation. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,042 miles from location Virginia College-Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.3402 100% 7,060
6,047 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer Bessemer AL 18.005 100% 1,159
6,032 miles from location Virginia College-Huntsville Huntsville AL 25.0555 100% 934
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 1,740 $45,010 3.0%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 70 $47,340 -41.7%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 40 $53,540 -66.7%
 

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