Fort Lauderdale, FL (population: 184,625) has two animation schools within its city limits. The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with an animation program, has a total student population of 3,217. It is the 3088th highest ranked school in the USA and the 157th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Animation students from Fort Lauderdale schools who go on to become animation artists, animators, animation designers, game designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Multimedia artists and animators make on average $62,810 per year and there are about 28,800 of them employed in the US today.
Fort Lauderdale lies in Broward county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area has 715,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,790 average annual salary.
Of the 2 animation schools in Fort Lauderdale, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Inc comes out as the most expensive ($30,357/yr) for animation students, with ITT Technical Institute-Fort Lauderdale as the lowest, reported at only $21,801/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Lauderdale|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||6.9 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||10.0 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||11.7 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||11.8 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||14.4 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||15.3 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||15.4 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||16.0 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||16.7 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||19.1 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||22.8 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||27.2 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||31.3 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||33.3 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||42.2 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||79.9 miles|