Animation in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in New Jersey


Each year, approximately 0.0% of New Jersey graduates receive degrees in animation. In other words, every year an estimated 18 animators graduate from New Jersey's 4 animation schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a animation program is Brookdale Community College. Brookdale Community College, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincroft. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Brookdale Community College's animation program. Brookdale Community College charged in-state students $3,527 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a animation program is Raritan Valley Community College. Raritan Valley Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Somerville. 4 students graduated with degree in animation from Raritan Valley Community College in 2010. Students at Raritan Valley Community College paid $3,840 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a animation program is Burlington County College. Burlington County College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Pemberton. 4 students graduated with degree in animation from Burlington County College in 2010. Burlington County College charged in-state students $3,615 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey animation school, average tuition will be $3,526 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,120 per year to $3,840 per year. In 2010, the animation schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year
  2. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year
  3. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Jersey animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Union County College - located in Cranford, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year
  3. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year

An animation degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

A large number of New Jersey animation graduates become animators. New Jersey had 490 animators in 2010. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of animators work in the following counties:

  1. Essex County - 110 animators
  2. Middlesex County - 90 animators
  3. Mercer County - 40 animators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of animators in the state of New Jersey will shrink to 1,300. This would require a -7% decline in the profession.

Salary

An animator in New Jersey earns $60,430 per year on average. However, New Jersey animators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $24,680 per year to more than $101,550 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Jersey have the highest average salaries for animators:

  1. Mercer County - $64,750 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $55,130 per year
  3. Essex County - $55,120 per year

The following counties in New Jersey have the lowest average salaries for animators:

  1. Essex County - $55,120 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $55,130 per year
  3. Mercer County - $64,750 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in animation and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer animation or design.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Animation in New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,393 miles from location Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ 14.4833 n/a 15,639
5,407 miles from location Union County College Cranford NJ 8.60973 n/a 12,751
5,415 miles from location Burlington County College Pemberton NJ 11.7128 n/a 9,693
5,425 miles from location Raritan Valley Community College Somerville NJ 12.4215 n/a 7,888
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + n/a $39,550
2
Graphic Designers + 5,650 $50,720 -11.6%
3
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 490 $60,430 11.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in New Jersey