Game Development Schools In Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 2 accredited game development schools where game development faculty who teach game development classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the game development academic community in Wisconsin, and the future trends in game development training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Game Development
  • Bachelors degree in Game Development


Schools

  1. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  2. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Game Development Employment

Wisconsin 11,220
National 708,950

Approximately 1% of the country's game development professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Game development professionals In Wisconsin

11,010 10,770 11,170 11,100 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of game development professionals is shrinking in Wisconsin. In 2010 there were 10,620 less game development professionals working in Wisconsin than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of game development professionals has shrunk by 96%. This decline is slower than the national trend for game development professionals which shows a 96% decrease in the number of game development professionals working around the nation.

Game Development VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$55,853 $58,263 $60,583 $61,607 $49,010
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Development
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Wisconsin, as the number of game development professionals is declining, the salaries earned by game development professionals are decreasing. Game development professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,853 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $49,010 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Game development professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$31,940
25th percentile
$37,880
50th percentile
$47,640
75th percentile
$57,830
90th percentile
$70,240

This represents a 14% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Wisconsin state, within the field of game development, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid game development professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Game development professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Computer Animation
$49,010
Computer Programming
$68,190
Computer Science
$68,008
Game Development
$64,010

Game development professionals in Wisconsin earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Game Development programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in game development.

Game Development Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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