Austin has a general population of 656,562 and an overall student population of 107,131. Approximately 873 of Austin's students are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Austin's largest animation school is The Art Institute of Austin. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Animation program at The Art Institute of Austin.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,052 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,275 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,835 per year, on average, for room and board at Austin-based animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,216.
If you decide to work as an animator in Austin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 animators in Texas were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's animator workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Austin is $46,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for animators.