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Schools Offering Film Programs in Oregon

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Oregon receive film degrees every year. That means an estimated 39 film professionals graduate from Oregon's 5 film schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oregon that has a film program is Willamette University. Willamette University, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Salem. In 2010, Willamette University graduated 3 students from its film program. Students at Willamette University paid $37,361 per year in tuition fees.

University of Oregon, which is located in Eugene, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a film program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from University of Oregon film program. The tuition rate at University of Oregon was $8,190 per year.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a film program is George Fox University. George Fox University, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Newberg. 12 students graduated with degree in film from George Fox University in 2010. George Fox University charged in-state students $27,970 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Oregon's film schools ranges from $37,361 per year to $7,130 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,613 per year. The Oregon film schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Willamette University - located in Salem, students are charged $37,361 per year
  2. George Fox University - located in Newberg, students are charged $27,970 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $17,416 per year

The film schools in Oregon that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Portland State University - located in Portland, students are charged $7,130 per year
  2. University of Oregon - located in Eugene, students are charged $8,190 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Portland - located in Portland, students are charged $17,416 per year

A film degree from an Oregon school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs film graduates in Oregon pursue include camera operator, camera equipment repairer, and actor. If you decide to work as a film professional in Oregon, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 620 Oregon film professional as of 2010. This number includes 110 exhibit designers, 220 camera operators, and 80 camera equipment repairers. The Oregon counties with the largest populations of film professional are:

  1. Clackamas County - 350 film professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of film professionals in the state of Oregon will grow to 690. This would require a 7% growth in the field.


film professionals in Oregon make an average of $36,033 per year. However, Oregon film professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $29,510 per year to more than $105,000 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for film professionals:

  1. Clackamas County - $52,880 per year

The film professionals with highest average salaries in Oregon were:

  1. Exhibit Designer - $59,710 per year
  2. Camera Operator - $46,900 per year
  3. Camera Equipment Repairer - $37,520 per year

On average, the lowest paid film professionals in Oregon were:

  1. Camera Equipment Repairer - $37,520 per year
  2. Actor - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in film in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as design or art, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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  • Bachelor's Degree in Film in Oregon

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 220 $46,900 -47.6%
Actors 210 n/a
Set and Exhibit Designers 110 $59,710 83.3%
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 80 $37,520

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