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Social Work Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

The city of Madison has 2 schools where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Madison, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Social Work Employment

Madison 1,520
Wisconsin 10,490

Of the 10,490 social workers employed in Wisconsin, 1,520 work in Madison. There has been a 16% growth in the number of social workers in Madison between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Madison has increased, overall employment in Madison has also increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Social Work employment growth

9,980 10,490 10,720 10,940 10,490
1,310 1,840 2,040 2,040 1,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$51,108 $42,203 $44,525 $45,700 $50,530
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

As the number of social workers in Madison has grown, salaries for social workers have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,530 per year was earned by social workers in Madison. The average salary for social workers in Madison was $51,108 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Madison.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Madison

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Madison social workers earn a median yearly salary of $50,522. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,612 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Madison

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Madison


There are 2 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Madison's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Madison


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Madison's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Madison


In 2010 approximately 186 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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