Animation in North Carolina

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in North Carolina


Around 0.0% of North Carolina's graduates graduate from animation degree programs every year. Thus, North Carolina's 8 animation schools put out approximately 82 animators each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Carolina with a animation program is Living Arts College, which is located in Raleigh. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, 18 students graduated from Living Arts College's animation program. Tuition at Living Arts College was $19,260 per year.

Stanly Community College, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in North Carolina that has a animation program. It is located in Albemarle. In 2010, Stanly Community College graduated 2 students from its animation program. Tuition at Stanly Community College was $1,928 per year.

Wake Technical Community College, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a animation program. It is located in Raleigh. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Wake Technical Community College animation program. The tuition rate at Wake Technical Community College was $1,890 per year.

Cost

Tuition at North Carolina's animation schools ranges from $19,260 per year to $1,524 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,020 per year. In 2010, the animation schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Carolina were:

  1. Living Arts College - located in Raleigh, students are charged $19,260 per year
  2. Central Piedmont Community College - located in Charlotte, students are charged $2,024 per year
  3. Pitt Community College - located in Winterville, students are charged $1,980 per year

The lowest tuition rates at North Carolina animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Forsyth Technical Community College - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $1,524 per year
  2. Sandhills Community College - located in Pinehurst, students are charged $1,697 per year
  3. Piedmont Community College - located in Roxboro, students are charged $1,857 per year

An animation degree from a North Carolina school... what next?

The highest percentage of animation graduates in North Carolina pursue careers as an animator. If you decide to work as an animator in North Carolina, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 350 North Carolina animators as of 2010. The North Carolina counties with the largest populations of animators are:

  1. Chatham County - 140 animators
  2. Franklin County - 100 animators
  3. Cumberland County

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of animators is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,150 animators working in the North Carolina then.

Salary

On average, animators earn $56,490 per year. However, this number is only an average. animators in North Carolina had varying salaries from $35,450 to $91,510 per year in 2010. On average an animator earns the most in the following North Carolina counties:

  1. Franklin County - $62,030 per year
  2. Chatham County - $59,280 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $47,890 per year

An animator in the following counties in North Carolina make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cumberland County - $47,890 per year
  2. Chatham County - $59,280 per year
  3. Franklin County - $62,030 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional North Carolina 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Animation in North Carolina
  • Certificate in Animation in North Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,707 miles from location Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte NC 10.9489 n/a 19,364
5,591 miles from location Wake Technical Community College Raleigh NC 13.3667 n/a 15,203
5,682 miles from location Forsyth Technical Community College Winston Salem NC 11.5297 n/a 9,144
5,518 miles from location Pitt Community College Winterville NC 9.95751 n/a 7,512
5,627 miles from location Sandhills Community College Pinehurst NC 10.9464 n/a 4,266
5,675 miles from location Stanly Community College Albemarle NC 18.2742 n/a 3,245
5,613 miles from location Piedmont Community College Roxboro NC 12.1911 n/a 2,874
5,585 miles from location Living Arts College Raleigh NC 22.3212 n/a 346
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 5,350 $43,550 40.1%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 350 $56,490 9.4%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 140 $41,020 -46.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in North Carolina