With an overall population of 24,927 and a student population of 6,342, approximately 6,342 of Ridgecrest students attend one of Ridgecrest's schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Ridgecrest, the largest animation school, by student population, is Cerro Coso Community College. In 2010, Cerro Coso Community College graduated approximately 2 students from its animation program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an animation degree from one of Ridgecrest's animation schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $624 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,460 for animation related books and supplies every year.
Many animation graduates choose to work as animators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ridgecrest, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,500 animators working in California and 170 working in the greater Ridgecrest area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of animators is expected to increase by 7% in Ridgecrest. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for animators.
As an animator in Ridgecrest, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for animators in the state.
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