With an overall population of 185,951 and a student population of 116,570, approximately 866 of Orlando students attend one of Orlando's schools that offer computer animation programs.
Orlando Tech is the largest computer animation school in Orlando, based on student population. In 2010, Orlando Tech graduated approximately 18 students from its computer animation program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a computer animation certificate from one of Orlando's computer animation schools.
If you plan on staying in Orlando after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Orlando, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,970 computer animators in Florida. Of these computer animators, 230 were working in the greater Orlando area. The government projects that the number of computer animators in Orlando will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Orlando is $50,170 per year, which is lower than the average for computer animators state-wide.