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Animation Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

There are 3 animation schools in Madison for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in animation in the city of Madison, which encompasses animation training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Animation Employment

Madison 820
Wisconsin 4,870

Exactly 820 of Wisconsin's 4,870 animation professionals work in Madison. Between 2006 and 2010, in Madison, there has been a 16% decline in the number of animation professionals. Overall employment in Madison has increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Animation employment growth

5,400 5,700 5,860 5,140 4,870
980 980 1,140 910 820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Animation VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$44,980 $42,297 $46,765 $46,540 $49,235
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

As the number of animation professionals in Madison has shrunk, salaries for animation professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,235 per year was earned by animation professionals in Madison. Four years earlier in 2006, animation professionals in Madison made an average salary of $44,980 per year. The growth in the salary of animation professionals in Madison is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Madison

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Animation professionals make a median salary of $46,870 per year in Madison. The difference in pay between the animation professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 101%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $68,515 per year.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Madison

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Computer Animation
Game Development

On average animation professional salaries in Madison are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Animation schools in Madison


There are 3 accredited animation schools in the city. Many of Madison's animation professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Animation Programs Offered In Madison


Madison's animation schools offer 2 animation degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Animation Degrees In Madison


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed animation courses.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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