Animation in Ohio

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Ohio


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Ohio graduates receive degrees in animation. In other words, every year an estimated 10 animators graduate from Ohio's 3 animation schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a animation program is Lake Erie College, which is located in Painesville. In 2010, it was ranked 48th nationwide. In 2010, Lake Erie College graduated no students from its animation program. The tuition rate at Lake Erie College was $25,674 per year.

The second-ranked school in Ohio with a animation program is Terra State Community College, which is located in Fremont. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. In 2010, Terra State Community College graduated 6 students from its animation program. Students at Terra State Community College paid $3,845 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a animation program is Central Ohio Technical College, which is located in Newark. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Central Ohio Technical College animation program. Students at Central Ohio Technical College paid $3,852 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Animation schools in Ohio, charge students an average tuition of $11,124 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $25,674 per year, or as little as $3,845 per year. In 2010, the animation schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Ohio were:

  1. Lake Erie College - located in Painesville, students are charged $25,674 per year
  2. Central Ohio Technical College - located in Newark, students are charged $3,852 per year
  3. Terra State Community College - located in Fremont, students are charged $3,845 per year

The animation schools in Ohio that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Terra State Community College - located in Fremont, students are charged $3,845 per year
  2. Central Ohio Technical College - located in Newark, students are charged $3,852 per year
  3. Lake Erie College - located in Painesville, students are charged $25,674 per year

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

Most people who graduate from animation school in Ohio go on to work as an animator. In 2010, there were 480 animators working in Ohio. The largest populations of Ohio animators are working in the following counties:

  1. Delaware County - 160 animators
  2. Cuyahoga County - 90 animators
  3. Dearborn County - 70 animators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,020 animators will be working in Ohio state. This would require the number of animators to grow by 1%.

Salary

An animator in Ohio makes an average of $57,230 per year. But, salaries for animators can vary. In 2010, animators made as little as less than $25,010 per year or as much as more than $101,470 per year in Ohio. The counties in Ohio with the highest average salary for an animator are:

  1. Delaware County - $67,060 per year
  2. Dearborn County - $53,290 per year
  3. Portage County - $50,720 per year

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

  1. Greene County - $49,110 per year
  2. Cuyahoga County - $50,490 per year
  3. Portage County - $50,720 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in animation in Ohio and to compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or design, 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 Animation in Ohio
  • Certificate in Animation in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,825 miles from location Central Ohio Technical College Newark OH 10.8453 n/a 4,350
5,870 miles from location Terra State Community College Fremont OH 11.6464 n/a 3,152
5,774 miles from location Lake Erie College Painesville OH 52.405 39% 1,131
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 7,760 $42,940 14.0%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 480 $57,230 -32.4%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 220 $46,690 -4.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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