Austin has a general population of 656,562 and an overall student population of 106,014. Approximately 40,248 of Austin's students are enrolled in schools that offer film programs.
The largest film school in Austin, by student population, is Austin Community College District. In 2010, Austin Community College District graduated approximately 6 students from its film program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a film certificate from one of Austin's film schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,623 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a film program in Austin.
If you decide to work as a film professional in Austin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,300 film professionals in Texas, 50 were working in the greater Austin area. The number of film professionals in Austin is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a film professional in Austin is $29,200 per year, which is the same as the average for film professionals state-wide.