Video Game Design Schools In Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 7 accredited video game design schools where video game design faculty who teach video game design classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the video game design academic community in Wisconsin, and the future trends in video game design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Video Game Design
  • Bachelors degree in Video Game Design


Schools

  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield

    6300 W Layton Ave, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220-4612

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  3. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  4. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

    273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-6003

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  5. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  6. Madison Media Institute

    2702 Agriculture Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  7. ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay

    470 Security Blvd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Video Game Design Employment

Wisconsin 21,200
National 1,051,700

Of all of the video game design professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Video game design professionals In Wisconsin

5,180 5,490 5,680 5,030 21,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Video Game Design is a growing field in Wisconsin. There were 16,020 more video game design professionals working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wisconsin, this field has grown by 309% in four years. This is slower than the trend for video game design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of video game design professionals has grown by 384% between 2006 and 2010.

Video Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$42,030 $43,870 $45,170 $45,090 $59,075
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by video game design professionals is increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for video game design professionals in 2006 was $42,030 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,075 per year.

Salary percentiles for Video game design professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$37,480
25th percentile
$45,350
50th percentile
$57,082
75th percentile
$70,180
90th percentile
$85,605

This represents a 29% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 128% pay differential between the highest paid video game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of video game design in Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Video game design professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Computer Animation
$49,010
Computer Programming
$68,190
Computer Science
$68,008
Game Design
$64,878
Video Game Design
$59,075

In Wisconsin, video game design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Video Game Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
4
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

As the number of video game design professionals is increasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited video game design schools in Wisconsin state is also increasing. In 2006, 8 students graduated from video game design courses in Wisconsin. And in 2010, 43 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of video game design school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 438%. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in video game design.

Video Game Design Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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