There are schools offering mental health programs in Wisconsin!
Schools Offering Mental Health Programs in Wisconsin
The only accredited Mental Health school in Wisconsin is University of Wisconsin-Stout, which is located in Menomonie. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Stout was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Stout graduated 20 students from its Mental Health programs.
Students enrolled in Mental Health courses at University of Wisconsin-Stout paid $8,099 per year in tuition fees.
A Mental Health degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?
A majority of Wisconsin Mental Health graduates become a mental health counselor. 1,870 mental health counselors were working in Wisconsin in 2010. The largest populations of Wisconsin mental health counselors are working in the following counties:
- Milwaukee County - 610 mental health counselors
- Columbia County - 320 mental health counselors
- Brown County - 120 mental health counselors
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 2,330 mental health counselors will be working in Wisconsin state. This would require the number of mental health counselors to grow by 24%.
Wisconsin mental health counselors earn on average $44,360 per year. However, Wisconsin mental health counselors earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,980 per year to more than $82,450 per year in 2010. On average a mental health counselor earns the most in the following Wisconsin counties:
- Ashland County - $55,110 per year
- Chippewa County - $54,650 per year
- Brown County - $54,030 per year
The following counties in Wisconsin have the lowest average salaries for A mental health counselor:
- Dodge County - $28,720 per year
- Adams County - $39,470 per year
- Milwaukee County - $41,560 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional mental health statistics regarding a career in Mental Health. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or psychology.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Master's Degree in Mental Health in Wisconsin
Curious what studying Mental Health gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wisconsin
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||2,510||$45,870||30.7%|
|Mental Health Counselors||1,870||$44,360||39.6%|
|Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors||960||$47,130||-25.6%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are mental health related jobs in Wisconsin