Social Work Schools
In Dubuque, Iowa

The city of Dubuque has 2 schools where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Dubuque, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Dubuque Vs. Iowa Social Work Employment

Dubuque 370
Iowa 8,350

Exactly 370 of the 8,350 social workers employed in Iowa, work in Dubuque. As the employment for social workers in Dubuque has increased, overall employment in Dubuque has also increased.

Dubuque Vs. Iowa Social Work employment growth

7,160 7,360 8,160 8,300 8,350
No data 40 220 240 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Dubuque

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Dubuque

$31,980 $36,007 $38,405 $36,310 $33,085
$30,940 $32,720 $33,990 $35,570 $36,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Dubuque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dubuque

In Dubuque, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Dubuque social workers earned an average yearly salary of $33,085. The average salary for social workers in Dubuque was $31,980 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Dubuque.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Dubuque

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Social workers in Dubuque make a median yearly salary of $29,740. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,755 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 115% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Dubuque

Human Services
Social Work
Human Resources
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social workers in Dubuque earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Dubuque.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Dubuque


There are 2 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Dubuque's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Dubuque


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Dubuque


Approximately 15 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Dubuque, Iowa

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