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Graphic Design Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

Graphic Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 graphic design schools in Madison. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design education in Madison, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Graphic Design Employment

Madison 700
Wisconsin 4,380

Exactly 700 of Wisconsin's 4,380 graphic design professionals work in Madison. The number of graphic design professionals in Madison has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Madison has increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Graphic Design employment growth

4,550 4,860 5,020 4,570 4,380
720 770 950 760 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$43,380 $43,580 $43,630 $44,940 $47,690
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

As the number of graphic design professionals in Madison has shrunk, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,690 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Madison. The average salary for graphic design professionals in Madison was $43,380 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Madison.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Madison

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Graphic design professionals in Madison make a median yearly salary of $43,040. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 152%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,060 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,180 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Madison

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

Madison graphic design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Madison


There are 2 accredited graphic design schools in the city. Many of Madison's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Madison


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Madison's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Madison


In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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