Healthcare

The Madison Region boasts a historically strong, nationally recognized healthcare sector – a leading economic driver that provides jobs and innovation while delivering world-class care to our residents.

Creating a diverse range of employment opportunities and representing 12% of total regional employment, the healthcare sector provides our population with well-coordinated systems that cover a spectrum of unparalleled care. Our region’s forward-thinking approach includes significant investments in technology and infrastructure, leading to better communications, better connectivity, and ultimately better care. Our well-coordinated healthcare labor pipeline contributes to our ability to attract and retain more than 63,000 in the healthcare workforce. As the nation prepares for the aging of the largest generation in America, the Madison Region is well poised for the accompanying growth in demand for services. Learn more.

MAJOR EMPLOYERS
UW Health
SSM Health
UnityPoint Health – Meriter
American Family Children’s Hospital
Monroe Clinic

SUB-SECTOR STRENGTHS
Health Teachers, Postsecondary
Health Technologists & Technicians
Family & General Practitioners
Therapists
Healthcare Information Technology

ESTABLISHMENTS
2,765 establishments

EMPLOYMENT
63,686 employees

EMPLOYMENT GROWTH
5.72% industry growth from 2010-2015

WAGES
$40,773 average annual wage

DEGREES CONFERRED
8,511 industry-applicable degrees and certificates conferred in 2014-2015
from higher education institutions in and around the Madison Region


Source: Emsi 2016.2

INDUSTRY BROCHURE
133315_bt_icon_taxesLearn more about the region’s healthcare industry and workforce in this brochure.

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Community Health Data
A community collaborative of area hospitals provides a snapshot of the health status of Columbia, Dane, Iowa, Rock and Sauk counties.