Film in Washington State

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Schools Offering Film Programs in Washington State


Around 0.0% of Washington State's graduates graduate from film degree programs every year. Thus, Washington State's 6 film schools put out approximately 55 film professionals each year.

Top Schools

Eastern Washington University, which is located in Cheney, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a film program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. 12 students graduated with a degree in film from Eastern Washington University in 2010. Students at Eastern Washington University paid $6,622 per year in tuition fees.

Central Washington University, which is located in Ellensburg, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a film program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Central Washington University film program. Tuition at Central Washington University was $7,110 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a film program is Northwest University, which is located in Kirkland. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. 3 students graduated with degree in film from Northwest University in 2010. Northwest University charged in-state students $23,004 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Film schools in Washington State, charge students an average tuition of $10,076 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $23,004 per year, or as little as $3,060 per year. In 2010, the following Washington State film schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Northwest University - located in Kirkland, students are charged $23,004 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Seattle - located in Seattle, students are charged $17,560 per year
  3. Central Washington University - located in Ellensburg, students are charged $7,110 per year

The following Washington State film schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Bellevue College - located in Bellevue, students are charged $3,060 per year
  2. Shoreline Community College - located in Seattle, students are charged $3,098 per year
  3. Eastern Washington University - located in Cheney, students are charged $6,622 per year

A film degree from a Washington State school... what next?

Many Washington State film graduates become a camera operator, camera equipment repairer, and actor. 920 film professionals were working in Washington State in 2010. Of these, 120 were exhibit designers. In addition, 280 were camera operators, and 40 were camera equipment repairers. The largest populations of Washington State film professional are working in the following counties:

  1. King County - 780 film professionals
  2. Spokane County - 40 film professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of film professionals in Washington State will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,790 film professionals working in Washington State. The greatest growth for film professional is predicted to be amongst Exhibit Designers, who are expected to increase by 9% by 2018.

Salary

film professionals in Washington State earn $40,943 per year on average. However, Washington State film professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,810 per year to more than $97,160 per year in 2010. On average film professional earn the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $54,985 per year
  2. Spokane County - $28,470 per year

The following counties in Washington State have the lowest average salaries for film professional:

  1. Spokane County - $28,470 per year
  2. King County - $54,985 per year

The film professionals with highest average salaries in Washington State were:

  1. Camera Equipment Repairer - $59,960 per year
  2. Exhibit Designer - $53,540 per year
  3. Camera Operator - $50,270 per year

On average, the lowest paid film professionals in Washington State were:

  1. Camera Operator - $50,270 per year
  2. Actor - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Washington State statistics regarding a career in film and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as design or art.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Film in Washington State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in Washington State
  • Certificate in Film in Washington State

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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
7,680 miles from location Bellevue College Bellevue WA 15.3084 n/a 14,010
7,628 miles from location Central Washington University Ellensburg WA 31.9043 40% 11,357
7,486 miles from location Eastern Washington University Cheney WA 59.4272 49% 11,300
7,684 miles from location Shoreline Community College Seattle WA 13.8462 n/a 6,277
7,687 miles from location The Art Institute of Seattle Seattle WA 25.2395 97% 2,282
7,680 miles from location Northwest University Kirkland WA 26.3798 48% 1,383
 

Curious what studying Film gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Actors + 480 n/a -53.8%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 280 $50,270 7.7%
3
Set and Exhibit Designers + 120 $53,540 20.0%
4
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers + 40 $59,960 -42.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are film related jobs in Washington State