Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Costa Mesa, the largest animation school, by student population, is Orange Coast College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Orange Coast College with credentials in animation.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in animation in Costa Mesa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $686 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for animation related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an animator in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 animators in California. Of these animators, 3,280 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. Costa Mesa's animator workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for animators.
As an animator in Costa Mesa, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for animators in the state.
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