San Marcos has a total population of 54,977 and a student population of 37,388. Of these students, 27,442 are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Palomar College is the largest animation school in San Marcos, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Animation program at Palomar College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an animation certificate from one of San Marcos's animation schools. In 2009 tuition at animation schools in San Marcos was $826 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for animation related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an animator in San Marcos, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 animators in California, 2,230 were working in the greater San Marcos area. San Marcos's animator workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in San Marcos is $47,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for animators.