Social Work Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

There is only one social work school in Chapel Hill for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Chapel Hill, which includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Social Work Employment

Chapel Hill 1,840
North Carolina 19,170

Of the 19,170 social workers employed in North Carolina, 1,840 work in Chapel Hill. There has been a 102% growth in the number of social workers in Chapel Hill between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Chapel Hill has increased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has also increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Social Work employment growth

16,420 16,560 17,930 18,910 19,170
910 1,030 1,300 1,700 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$41,410 $43,883 $45,468 $47,158 $48,098
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

As the number of social workers in Chapel Hill has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. Chapel Hill social workers made $48,098 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Chapel Hill made an average salary of $41,410 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Chapel Hill is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Chapel Hill

10th percentile
$33,430
25th percentile
$38,825
50th percentile
$48,168
75th percentile
$55,280
90th percentile
$66,475

Social workers in Chapel Hill earn a median salary of $48,168 per year. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 99%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,430 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,475 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Chapel Hill

Human Resources
$35,570
Human Services
$44,052
Social Work
$48,098
Public Health
$67,393
Public Administration
$143,520

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Chapel Hill

1

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

Social Work Programs Offered In Chapel Hill

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Chapel Hill

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
136
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total146

In 2010 approximately 146 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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