Counseling Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

There are 2 counseling 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 counseling in the city of Madison, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Counseling Employment

Madison 1,480
Wisconsin 11,720

Exactly 1,480 of Wisconsin's 10,150 counseling professionals work in Madison. The number of counseling professionals in Madison has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Madison has decreased, overall employment in Madison has increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Counseling employment growth

10,760 10,970 11,150 12,050 10,150
1,580 1,380 1,320 1,360 1,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$44,457 $45,635 $45,635 $49,028 $49,550
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

In Madison, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Madison reportedly earned an average salary of $49,550 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Madison was $44,457 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Madison.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Madison

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Counseling professionals in Madison earn a median salary of $49,078 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,862 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,618 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Madison

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Madison


Many of Madison's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Madison


Madison's counseling schools offer 6 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Madison


Approximately 97 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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