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Game Design Schools In Wisconsin

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


  1. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Herzing University in Madison

    5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Game Design Employment

Wisconsin 21,320
National 1,054,840

Approximately 2% of the country's game design professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Game design professionals In Wisconsin

5,190 5,550 5,700 5,140 21,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, the field of game design is growing. In 2010 there were 16,130 more game design professionals working in Wisconsin than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of game design professionals has grown by 311%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of game design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of game design professionals has grown by 375% from 2006 to 2010.

Game Design VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$49,860 $53,735 $55,340 $57,615 $64,878
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Game Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to game design professionals are growing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for game design professionals in 2006 was $49,860 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,878 per year.

Salary percentiles for Game design professionals in Wisconsin

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This represents a growth in salaries of 23%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 136% pay differential between the highest paid game design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of game design in Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Game design professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Computer Animation
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Game Design
Video Game Design
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


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

Game Design Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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