Commerce has a total population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021. Of these students, 9,021 are enrolled in schools that offer computer animation programs.
Texas A & M University-Commerce is the largest computer animation school in Commerce, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Computer Animation program at Texas A & M University-Commerce.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in computer animation in Commerce in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Commerce's computer animation schools was $17,320 per year for instate students and $25,660 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for computer animation related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Commerce-based computer animation schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a computer animator in Commerce, your job prospects are good. There were 4,860 computer animators working in Texas and 640 working in the greater Commerce area in 2010. The government projects that the number of computer animators in Commerce will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for computer animators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a computer animator in Commerce is $64,480 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for computer animators.