Social Work Schools
In Athens, Georgia

The city of Athens has 2 schools where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Athens' social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Social Work Employment

Athens 180
Georgia 11,580

Of the 11,580 social workers employed in Georgia, 180 work in Athens. The number of social workers in Athens has shrunk by 14% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Social Work employment growth

12,430 12,300 12,270 11,860 11,580
210 220 220 190 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$42,580 $39,585 $38,935 $39,580 $40,365
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for social workers in Athens have decreased. In 2010 social workers in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $40,365 per year. The average salary for social workers in Athens was $42,580 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of social workers in Athens is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Athens

10th percentile
$31,980
25th percentile
$35,330
50th percentile
$39,885
75th percentile
$45,330
90th percentile
$51,620

Social workers in Athens earn a median salary of $39,885 per year. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 61%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,980 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $51,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Athens

Human Resources
$32,270
Human Services
$35,850
Social Work
$40,365
Public Health
$65,645
Public Administration
$83,930

On average social worker salaries in Athens are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Athens

2

Many of Athens' social workers are graduates of one of the 2 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Athens

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Athens' social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Athens

associate
7
bachelor
47
master
142
doctor
10
Certificate
13
Total219

In 2010 approximately 219 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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