Social Work Schools
In East Lansing, Michigan

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in East Lansing. The trends in East Lansing's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Social Work Employment

East Lansing 840
Michigan 25,540

Of the 25,540 social workers employed in Michigan, 840 work in East Lansing. Between 2006 and 2010, in East Lansing, there has been a 7% decline in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in East Lansing has decreased, overall employment in East Lansing has increased.

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Social Work employment growth

20,920 20,330 26,850 26,060 25,540
900 920 940 830 840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: East Lansing

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in East Lansing

$43,283 $44,763 $48,030 $46,480 $49,888
$40,730 $41,780 $42,660 $42,790 $43,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in East Lansing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in East Lansing

As the number of social workers in East Lansing has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 East Lansing social workers earned an average yearly salary of $49,888. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in East Lansing was $43,283 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in East Lansing.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in East Lansing

10th percentile
$32,372
25th percentile
$39,658
50th percentile
$49,065
75th percentile
$60,228
90th percentile
$70,108

Social workers make a median salary of $49,065 per year in East Lansing. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,372 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,108 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in East Lansing

Human Resources
$39,960
Human Services
$46,828
Social Work
$49,888
Public Health
$71,685
Public Administration
$98,390

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in East Lansing

1

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

Social Work Programs Offered In East Lansing

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

East Lansing's social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In East Lansing

associate
0
bachelor
64
master
15
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total83

In 2010 approximately 83 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in East Lansing, Michigan

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