Social Work Schools In Connecticut

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited social work schools in Connecticut. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work training in Connecticut, 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


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  5. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  6. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  7. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  8. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  9. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  10. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  11. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  12. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Social Work Employment

Connecticut 10,360
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Connecticut

10,180 10,120 10,040 9,950 10,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, the field of social work is growing. In 2010 there were 180 more social workers working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for social workers which shows a 10% increase in the number of social workers working around the nation.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$51,573 $53,313 $55,358 $55,895 $56,880
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of social workers is growing, the salaries earned by social workers are increasing. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $51,573 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Connecticut

10th percentile
$32,255
25th percentile
$42,288
50th percentile
$56,050
75th percentile
$71,715
90th percentile
$83,210

Thus, there was a 9% growth in social workers' salaries. 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 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Connecticut

Human Resources
$73,290
Human Services
$48,378
Public Administration
$98,385
Public Health
$74,820
Social Work
$56,880

In Connecticut, social workers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
9
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited social work schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006 there were 447 social work graduates from social work courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 273 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 39%. 53% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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