Houston has a general population of 1,953,631 and an overall student population of 160,345. Approximately 54,942 of Houston's students are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Houston's largest computer animation school is Houston Community College. In 2010, Houston Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its computer animation program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in computer animation in Houston in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer animation schools in Houston was $1,392 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer animation program in Houston.
If you decide to work as a computer animator in Houston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,860 computer animators in Texas. Of these computer animators, 220 were working in the greater Houston area. Houston's computer animator workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Houston is $55,480 per year, which is higher than the average for computer animators state-wide.