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Mental Health Schools In Wisconsin

Mental Health classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited mental health school in Wisconsin. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mental health in the state of Wisconsin, which encompasses mental health training at the mental health masters degree level.


  1. University of Wisconsin-Stout

    712 S. Broadway St., Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Wisconsin 7,440
National 445,580

Approximately 2% of the country's mental health professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Wisconsin

5,650 6,000 6,620 7,780 7,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mental Health is a growing field in Wisconsin. There were 1,790 more mental health professionals working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wisconsin, this field has grown by 32% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for mental health professionals which shows a 12% increase in the number of mental health professionals working around the nation.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$36,584 $35,954 $37,432 $37,354 $39,144
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of mental health professionals is growing, the salaries paid to mental health professionals are increasing in Wisconsin. Mental health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,584 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,144 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Wisconsin

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This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 115% pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health in Wisconsin.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Social Work
Sports Psychology

In Wisconsin, mental health professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wisconsin


100% of these graduates received a master's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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