Portland has a general population of 529,121 and an overall student population of 80,848. Approximately 30,161 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer animation programs.
Of the 1 animation schools in Portland, the largest animation school, by student population, is Portland Community College. In 2010, Portland Community College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in animation.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an animation certificate from one of Portland's animation schools. If you decide to attend a animation school in Portland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,944.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,545 for animation related books and supplies each year.
Many animation graduates choose to work as animators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Portland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 animators in Oregon were working in the greater Portland area. By the year 2018, the number of animators is expected to increase by 7% in Portland. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an animator in Portland is $44,530 per year, which is higher than the average for animators state-wide.
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