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Social Work Schools
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin

There are 4 social work schools in Milwaukee for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Milwaukee, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Social Work Employment

Milwaukee 3,310
Wisconsin 10,490

Exactly 3,310 of the 10,490 social workers employed in Wisconsin, work in Milwaukee. Between 2006 and 2010, in Milwaukee, there has been a 1% growth in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Milwaukee has also increased.

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Social Work employment growth

9,980 10,490 10,720 10,940 10,490
3,280 3,260 3,030 3,190 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Milwaukee

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Milwaukee

$45,480 $49,350 $48,073 $48,910 $49,168
$40,030 $41,490 $42,980 $44,080 $45,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Milwaukee
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Milwaukee

As the number of social workers in Milwaukee has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,168 per year was earned by social workers in Milwaukee. The average salary for social workers in Milwaukee was $45,480 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Milwaukee is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Milwaukee

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

Social workers make a median salary of $47,518 per year in Milwaukee. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,302 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,155 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Milwaukee

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Milwaukee


Many of Milwaukee's social workers are graduates of one of the 4 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Milwaukee


Milwaukee's social work schools offer 5 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Milwaukee


In 2010 approximately 206 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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