Computer Animation in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Computer Animation Programs in New Jersey


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of New Jersey receive computer animation degrees every year. That means an estimated 18 computer animators graduate from New Jersey's 4 computer animation schools each year.

Top Schools

Brookdale Community College, which was ranked 86th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a computer animation program. It is located in Lincroft. 10 students graduated with a degree in computer animation from Brookdale Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Brookdale Community College was $3,527 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a computer 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 computer animation from Raritan Valley Community College in 2010. Raritan Valley Community College charged in-state students $3,840 in tuition fees per year.

Burlington County College, which is located in Pemberton, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a computer animation program. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Burlington County College computer animation program. Tuition at Burlington County College was $3,615 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Jersey's computer animation schools ranges from $3,840 per year to $3,120 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,526 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Jersey computer animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 computer animation schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  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

A computer animation degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from computer animation school in New Jersey go on to work as a computer animator. In 2010, there were 490 computer animators working in New Jersey. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of computer animators work in the following counties:

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

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of computer animators is expected to shrink by -7% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,300 computer animators working in the New Jersey then.

Salary

On average, a computer animator earns a salary of $60,430 per year in New Jersey state. In 2010, however, some New Jersey computer animators earned as little as less than $24,680 per year or as much as more than $101,550 per year. A computer animator in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  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 computer animators:

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

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer animation in New Jersey and to compare salaries with various related fields such as design or computer animation, 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 Computer 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 Computer Animation gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Multimedia Artists and Animators + 490 $60,430 11.4%
 

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Below are computer animation related jobs in New Jersey