Graphic Design Schools In Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, there are 23 accredited schools where graphic design classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design training in Wisconsin, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Cardinal Stritch University

    6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985

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  2. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  3. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  4. Edgewood College

    1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53711-1997

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  5. Fox Valley Technical College

    1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54912-2277

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  6. Gateway Technical College

    3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144-1690

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  7. Lakeshore Technical College

    1290 North Avenue, Cleveland, Wisconsin 53015-1414

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  8. Marian University in Fond Du Lac

    45 S National Ave, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

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  9. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  10. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

    273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-6003

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  11. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  12. Nicolet Area Technical College

    Hwy G South, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501-0518

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  13. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9042

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  14. Saint Norbert College

    100 Grant St, De Pere, Wisconsin 54115-2099

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  15. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

    1800 Bronson Blvd, Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809-9778

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  16. Viterbo University

    900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

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  17. Waukesha County Technical College

    800 Main Street, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4601

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  18. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  19. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  20. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  21. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  22. University of Wisconsin-Stout

    712 S. Broadway St., Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

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  23. Rasmussen College-Wisconsin

    904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303-2349

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Wisconsin 4,380
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Wisconsin.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Wisconsin

4,550 4,860 5,020 4,570 4,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Graphic Design is a shrinking field in Wisconsin. There were 170 less graphic design professionals working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wisconsin, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This is faster than the trend for graphic design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$38,610 $41,370 $41,810 $42,390 $42,010
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to graphic design professionals are growing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for graphic design professionals in 2006 was $38,610 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,010 per year.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$25,640
25th percentile
$31,020
50th percentile
$38,940
75th percentile
$49,890
90th percentile
$63,430

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of graphic design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid graphic design professionals earning 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Wisconsin state.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Art
$45,698
Computer Animation
$49,010
Design
$51,339
Graphic Design
$42,010
Visual Communications
$41,360
Web Design
$42,010

Graphic design professionals in Wisconsin earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
11
bachelor
15
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total31

The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited graphic design schools in Wisconsin is increasing. In 2006, 228 students graduated from graphic design courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 304 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 33%. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned an bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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