With an overall population of 38,000 and a student population of 7,065, approximately 6,811 of Crystal Lake students attend one of Crystal Lake's schools that offer computer animation programs.
The largest computer animation school in Crystal Lake, by student population, is McHenry County College. In 2010, McHenry County College graduated approximately 13 students from its computer animation program.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in computer animation from computer animation schools in Crystal Lake in 2010. In 2009 tuition at computer animation schools in Crystal Lake was $2,684 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for computer animation related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in computer animation, if you decide to work as a computer animator in Crystal Lake, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,710 computer animators in Illinois, 760 were working in the greater Crystal Lake area. The number of computer animators in Crystal Lake is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
As a computer animator in Crystal Lake, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for computer animators in the state.