Social Work Schools In Wisconsin

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited social work schools in Wisconsin. The trends in Wisconsin's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Alverno College

    3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53234-3922

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  2. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  3. Carthage College

    2001 Alford Park Dr, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-1994

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  4. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  5. Marian University in Fond Du Lac

    45 S National Ave, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935-4699

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  6. Marquette University

    615 N 11th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

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  7. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  8. Viterbo University

    900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

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  9. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    800 W Main St, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190-1790

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  10. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

    105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004

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  11. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001

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  12. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

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  13. University of Wisconsin-Superior

    Belknap & Catlin, Superior, Wisconsin 54880-4500

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  14. University of Wisconsin-Madison

    500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1380

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  15. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  16. University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    410 S 3rd St, River Falls, Wisconsin 54022-5001

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  17. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

    13466 W Trepania Rd, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843

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  18. College of Menominee Nation

    N172 State Highway 47&55, Keshena, Wisconsin 54135-1179

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Social Work Employment

Wisconsin 10,490
National 609,060

Approximately 2% of the country's social workers work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Wisconsin

9,980 10,490 10,720 10,940 10,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, social work is a growing field. In Wisconsin, 510 more social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$47,630 $48,153 $47,615 $47,185 $49,028
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $47,630 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,028 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$32,275
25th percentile
$39,482
50th percentile
$48,598
75th percentile
$58,555
90th percentile
$68,110

Thus, social workers' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid social workers earning 111% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Wisconsin state.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Wisconsin

Human Resources
$59,600
Human Services
$41,680
Public Administration
$85,980
Public Health
$62,673
Social Work
$49,028

In Wisconsin, social workers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin

associate
3
bachelor
15
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited social work schools in Wisconsin is increasing. In 2006 there were 669 social work graduates from social work courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 787 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 18%. Most of these graduates, or 65%, earned a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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