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Animation Schools In Wisconsin

There are 10 accredited animation schools in Wisconsin for faculty who teach animation classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of animation and animation training in Wisconsin, which includes animation training at the following levels:


  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. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  6. University of Wisconsin-Parkside

    900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53141-2000

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  7. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  8. Madison Media Institute

    2702 Agriculture Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  9. ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay

    470 Security Blvd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

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  10. Rasmussen College-Wisconsin

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

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Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Animation Employment

Wisconsin 4,870
National 229,120

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

Employment Growth for Animation professionals In Wisconsin

5,400 5,700 5,860 5,140 4,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, animation is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 530 less animation professionals working in Wisconsin than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of animation professionals has shrunk by 10%. This decline is faster than the national trend for animation professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of animation professionals working around the nation.

Animation VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$28,020 $40,183 $40,683 $42,423 $43,563
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Animation
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by animation professionals is increasing in Wisconsin. In 2006 animation professionals made a mean salary of $28,020 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,563 per year.

Salary percentiles for Animation professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 36%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Wisconsin state, within the field of animation, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid animation professionals earn 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Animation professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Computer Animation
Game Development
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

Animation programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin


As the number of animation professionals is decreasing in Wisconsin state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited animation schools in Wisconsin state is increasing. In 2006 there were 8 animation graduates from animation courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 81 graduates.

This represents a 913% increase in the number of animation degree or certificate school graduates in Wisconsin state. 64% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in animation.

Animation Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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