Social Work Schools In Arizona

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited social work schools in Arizona. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the state of Arizona, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Dine College

    Tsaile, Arizona 86556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  10. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

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  11. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Social Work Employment

Arizona 10,610
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Arizona

7,050 7,420 8,310 10,570 10,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is growing in Arizona. In Arizona, 3,560 more social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of social work has grown by 50% in Arizona. This is faster than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$41,610 $42,215 $42,090 $44,415 $45,688
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of social workers is growing, the salaries earned by social workers are increasing. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $41,610 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,688 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Arizona

10th percentile
$28,038
25th percentile
$35,472
50th percentile
$44,620
75th percentile
$54,970
90th percentile
$64,832

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid social workers earning 131% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Arizona

Human Resources
$60,843
Human Services
$41,730
Public Administration
$109,330
Public Health
$59,000
Social Work
$45,688

In Arizona, social workers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
8
bachelor
6
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total21

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited social work schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 304 graduates in 2006. And there were 484 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 59%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a associate's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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