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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Wisconsin

2,087 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,800 Avg Salary
$24,515 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in WisconsinPsychology is one of the most popular subjects to study in Wisconsin. With 2,087 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.7% of all the psychology bachelor's degrees in the country. The psychology school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Psychology Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Wisconsin ranking analyzed 18 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in psychology.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Psychology Majors After Graduation

After graduating, psychology majors that go to school in Wisconsin go on to jobs making an average of $28,800 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 28% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a psychology degree is $28,141. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools in Wisconsin  28,800
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57,600
Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,141
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57,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,600

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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Grads in Wisconsin

The following colleges produce the highest paid psychology graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Psychology Graduates in Wisconsin

#1

Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Marquette is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Milwaukee.

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#2

Carroll University

Waukesha, WI

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Carroll University. Carroll U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Waukesha.

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University of Wisconsin - Madison landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. Located in the city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public school with a very large student population.

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#4

Edgewood College

Madison, WI

Our rankings recognize Edgewood College as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Madison, Edgewood is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Whitewater as the #5 school in this year's rankings. UW - Whitewater is a large public school located in the town of Whitewater.

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#6

Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Carthage College. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Kenosha, Carthage is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#7

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Alverno College. Located in the city of Milwaukee, Alverno is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#8

Viterbo University

La Crosse, WI

Our rankings recognize Viterbo University as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of La Crosse, Viterbo is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#8

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Milwaukee, WI

Our rankings recognize Wisconsin Lutheran College as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Milwaukee, WLC is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Milwaukee, UWM is a public college with a very large student population.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Psychology Schools in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 3,223
Ohio 34 3,508
Illinois 34 4,079
Indiana 33 2,463

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 2,087

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,857
Education 2,573
Communication & Journalism 1,839
History 526
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 338

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Nevit Dilmen.

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