Social Work Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Cambridge. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Social Work Employment

Cambridge 6,430
Massachusetts 14,010

Exactly 6,430 of the 14,010 social workers employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. The number of social workers in Cambridge has shrunk by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Cambridge has decreased, overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Social Work employment growth

18,600 21,060 21,960 24,520 14,010
8,180 9,950 10,390 11,800 6,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$48,773 $48,545 $50,733 $48,878 $50,480
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

As the number of social workers in Cambridge has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Cambridge social workers earned an average yearly salary of $50,480. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Cambridge made an average salary of $48,773 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Cambridge

10th percentile
$26,648
25th percentile
$36,638
50th percentile
$50,085
75th percentile
$62,928
90th percentile
$74,180

Social workers make a median salary of $50,085 per year in Cambridge. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,648 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 178% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Cambridge

Human Services
$45,776
Human Resources
$46,860
Social Work
$50,480
Public Health
$74,210
Public Administration
$119,270

Cambridge social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Cambridge

1

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

Social Work Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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