With an overall population of 441,545 and a student population of 59,835, approximately 690 of Kansas City students attend one of Kansas City's schools that offer animation programs.
Kansas City's largest animation school is Kansas City Art Institute. In 2010, Kansas City Art Institute graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in animation.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in animation from animation schools in Kansas City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at animation schools in Kansas City was $28,580 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $3,000 for animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,080.
After graduating with your credentials in animation, if you decide to work as an animator in Kansas City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,880 animators working in Missouri and 1,900 working in the greater Kansas City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of animators is expected to increase by 1% in Kansas City. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Kansas City is $41,870 per year, which is higher than the average for animators state-wide.
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