Social Work Schools
In California, Pennsylvania

The city of California has only one 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 California, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

California 6,690
Pennsylvania 36,260

Of the 36,260 social workers employed in Pennsylvania, 6,690 work in California. Between 2006 and 2010, in California, there has been a 8% decline in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in California has decreased, overall employment in California has increased.

California Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work employment growth

34,820 34,120 34,930 35,800 36,260
7,290 6,670 6,600 6,570 6,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: California

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in California

$40,410 $41,850 $41,925 $42,805 $43,935
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in California
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in California

In California, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 California social workers earned an average yearly salary of $43,935. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in California made an average salary of $40,410 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in California.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in California

10th percentile
$26,525
25th percentile
$31,808
50th percentile
$43,640
75th percentile
$53,745
90th percentile
$63,872

Social workers make a median salary of $43,640 per year in California. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,525 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,872 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in California

Human Resources
$38,560
Human Services
$40,222
Social Work
$43,935
Public Health
$56,990
Public Administration
$91,075

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in California

1

Many of California's social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In California

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by California's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In California

associate
0
bachelor
46
master
24
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total70

In 2010 approximately 70 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in California, Pennsylvania

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