Animation in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Animation Programs in Wisconsin


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Wisconsin graduates receive degrees in animation. Thus, Wisconsin's 10 animation schools put out approximately 101 animators each year.

Top Schools

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which is located in Whitewater, is the top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a animation program. It received a ranking of 35th in the country in 2010. 18 students graduated with a degree in animation from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2010. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was $6,836 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a animation program is Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Milwaukee. 4 students graduated with degree in animation from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2010. Tuition at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design was $27,000 per year.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin with a animation program is Herzing University, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, Herzing University graduated 7 students from its animation programs. The tuition rate at Herzing University was $10,810 per year.

Cost

Animation schools in Wisconsin, charge students an average tuition of $12,524 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,000 per year, or as little as $3,433 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Wisconsin animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $27,000 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay - located in Green Bay, students are charged $18,048 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wisconsin animation schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Madison Area Technical College - located in Madison, students are charged $3,433 per year
  2. Milwaukee Area Technical College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $3,620 per year
  3. University of Wisconsin-Parkside - located in Kenosha, students are charged $6,619 per year

An animation degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?

Most people who graduate from animation school in Wisconsin go on to work as an animator. 390 animators were working in Wisconsin in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wisconsin animators:

  1. Milwaukee County - 130 animators
  2. Columbia County - 120 animators
  3. Brown County - 50 animators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,210 animators will be working in Wisconsin state. This would require the number of animators to shrink by 0%.

Salary

An animator in Wisconsin earns $49,010 per year on average. But, salaries for animators can vary. In 2010, animators made as little as less than $28,220 per year or as much as more than $76,780 per year in Wisconsin. The following counties in Wisconsin have the highest average salaries for animators:

  1. Milwaukee County - $53,460 per year
  2. Columbia County - $50,780 per year
  3. Brown County - $39,370 per year

The Wisconsin counties with the lowest average salary for animators are:

  1. Brown County - $39,370 per year
  2. Columbia County - $50,780 per year
  3. Milwaukee County - $53,460 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wisconsin statistics regarding a career in animation. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Animation in Wisconsin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,120 miles from location Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee WI 21.9287 79% 20,215
6,191 miles from location Madison Area Technical College Madison WI 15.0205 n/a 16,610
6,161 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater WI 65.2906 43% 11,139
6,115 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha WI 20.6899 50% 5,303
6,189 miles from location Herzing University Madison WI 25.6923 100% 3,381
6,123 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield Milwaukee WI 24.9264 100% 1,284
6,132 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay Green Bay WI 23.5392 100% 1,027
6,130 miles from location Rasmussen College-Wisconsin Green Bay WI 3.93372 n/a 769
6,119 miles from location Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee WI 26.902 57% 681
6,189 miles from location Madison Media Institute Madison WI 23.1385 n/a 420
 

Curious what studying Animation gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wisconsin

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 4,380 $42,010 2.6%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 390 $49,010 2.6%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 100 $39,670 -9.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are animation related jobs in Wisconsin