Film in Alabama

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Schools Offering Film Programs in Alabama


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Alabama receive film degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 35 film professionals graduate from Alabama's 3 film schools.

Top Schools

Birmingham Southern College, which is located in Birmingham, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a film program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Birmingham Southern College's film program. Birmingham Southern College charged in-state students $27,890 in tuition fees per year.

John C Calhoun State Community College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a film program. It is located in Tanner. 1 students graduated with degree in film from John C Calhoun State Community College in 2010. Tuition at John C Calhoun State Community College was $3,420 per year.

Community College of the Air Force, which is located in Columbus, is the third-largest film school in Alabama. In 2010, Community College of the Air Force graduated 0 students from its film programs.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Alabama's film schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,437 per year, though tuition can range from $27,890 per year to $3,420 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama film schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. John C Calhoun State Community College - located in Tanner, students are charged $3,420 per year

The film schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. John C Calhoun State Community College - located in Tanner, students are charged $3,420 per year
  2. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year

A film degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The largest populations of Alabama film professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bibb County - 50 film professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 760 film professionals will be working in Alabama. This would require the number of film professional to grow by 8%.

Salary

On average, film professionals earn a salary of $29,567 per year in Alabama state. However, this number is only an average. Film professional in Alabama had varying salaries from $26,800 to $60,100 per year in 2010. Film professionals in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bibb County - $37,610 per year

The film professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Exhibit Designer - $47,880 per year
  2. Camera Operator - $40,820 per year
  3. Actor - per year

On average, the lowest paid film professionals in Alabama were:

  1. Camera Operator - $40,820 per year
  2. Actor - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in film in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as design or art, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Film in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in Alabama

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,012 miles from location Community College of the Air Force Montgomery AL 0.0 n/a n/a
6,051 miles from location John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner AL 9.72355 n/a 11,212
6,043 miles from location Birmingham Southern College Birmingham AL 67.9387 28% 1,549
 

Curious what studying Film 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
Actors + n/a n/a
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 110 $40,820 -47.6%
3
Set and Exhibit Designers + 40 $47,880
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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