Las Vegas has a total population of 478,434 and a student population of 76,021. Of these students, 42,108 are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Las Vegas's largest computer animation school is College of Southern Nevada and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated approximately 3 students from its computer animation program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a computer animation degree from one of Las Vegas's computer animation schools. If you decide to attend a computer animation school in Las Vegas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,010.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for computer animation related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Las Vegas after graduating from computer animation school, you should know that job prospects for computer animators in Las Vegas, which is the most popular computer animation profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 computer animators in Nevada were working in the greater Las Vegas area. The government projects that the number of computer animators in Las Vegas will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Las Vegas is $50,710 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for computer animators.