Psychology in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Wisconsin


Each year, roughly 1.2% of Wisconsin students graduate with degrees in psychology. That means an estimated 1,987 psychology professionals graduate from Wisconsin's 35 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin with a psychology program is University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 12th nationwide. 296 students graduated with a degree in psychology from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. Students at University of Wisconsin-Madison paid $8,983 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a psychology program is Marquette University, which is located in Milwaukee. In 2010, it was ranked 25th nationwide. In 2010, Marquette University graduated 94 students from its psychology program. Marquette University charged in-state students $30,462 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a psychology program is University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Whitewater. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduated 65 students from its psychology programs. Students at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater paid $6,836 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Wisconsin's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $16,239 per year, though tuition can range from $36,312 per year to $6,619 per year. In 2010, the psychology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Wisconsin were:

  1. Lawrence University - located in Appleton, students are charged $36,312 per year
  2. Beloit College - located in Beloit, students are charged $35,038 per year
  3. Marquette University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $30,462 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Wisconsin psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Wisconsin-Parkside - located in Kenosha, students are charged $6,619 per year
  2. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh - located in Oshkosh, students are charged $6,680 per year
  3. University of Wisconsin-Platteville - located in Platteville, students are charged $6,772 per year

A psychology degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?

The largest populations of Wisconsin psychology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Milwaukee County - 770 psychology professionals
  2. Columbia County - 350 psychology professionals
  3. Adams County - 150 psychology professionals

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $71,160 per year. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $19,170 per year or as much as more than $159,910 per year in Wisconsin. The following counties in Wisconsin have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Racine County - $87,720 per year
  2. Calumet County - $79,320 per year
  3. Barron County - $71,340 per year

Psychology professionals in the following counties in Wisconsin make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $51,680 per year
  2. Dodge County - $51,880 per year
  3. Buffalo County - $53,450 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Wisconsin were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $78,440 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $63,880 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Wisconsin were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $78,440 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $63,880 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wisconsin statistics regarding a career in psychology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as sociology or sports psychology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Wisconsin
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Wisconsin

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,120 $63,880 -4.9%
2
Psychologists, All Other 230 $78,440 109.1%
 

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