Social Work Schools
In Alpena, Michigan

In Alpena, there is only one social work school where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Alpena, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Alpena Vs. Michigan Social Work Employment

Alpena 360
Michigan 25,540

Exactly 360 of Michigan's 25,540 social workers work in Alpena. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Alpena has grown by 350%. As the employment for social workers in Alpena has increased, overall employment in Alpena has also increased.

Alpena Vs. Michigan Social Work employment growth

20,920 20,330 26,850 26,060 25,540
80 320 470 No data 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Alpena

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Alpena

$42,090 $42,220 $42,857 No data $41,870
$31,310 $32,500 $32,980 No data $33,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Alpena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Alpena

As the number of social workers in Alpena has grown, salaries for social workers have decreased. Alpena social workers made $41,870 per year, on average, in 2010. Social workers in Alpena made a yearly average salary of $42,090, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Alpena.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Alpena

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Social workers in Alpena earn a median salary of $38,778 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,192 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 114% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Alpena

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Social worker salaries in Alpena are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Alpena


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Alpena's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Alpena


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Alpena's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Alpena


Approximately 6 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Alpena, Michigan

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