Schaumburg has a total population of 75,386 and a student population of 1,420. Of these students, 1,420 are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
The largest computer animation school in Schaumburg, by student population, is The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg. In 2010, approximately 64 students graduated from the Computer Animation program at The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in computer animation from computer animation schools in Schaumburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,662 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,100 for computer animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,680 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $29,587.
If you plan on staying in Schaumburg after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Schaumburg, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are average. There were 1,710 computer animators working in Illinois and 760 working in the greater Schaumburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of computer animators in Schaumburg will 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 Schaumburg, 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.