Social Work Schools
In Fairbanks, Alaska

The city of Fairbanks has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Fairbanks' social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Social Work Employment

Fairbanks 170
Alaska 2,020

Exactly 170 of Alaska's 2,020 social workers work in Fairbanks. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Fairbanks has grown by 89%. As the number of social workers in Fairbanks has increased, overall employment in Fairbanks has decreased.

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Social Work employment growth

1,880 1,840 1,740 1,670 2,020
90 140 180 200 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Fairbanks

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Fairbanks

$42,420 $43,880 $42,440 $44,170 $42,190
$43,570 $45,920 $46,650 $48,330 $50,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Fairbanks
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairbanks

As the number of social workers in Fairbanks has grown, salaries for social workers have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,190 per year was earned by social workers in Fairbanks. Social workers in Fairbanks made a yearly average salary of $42,420, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of social workers in Fairbanks is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Fairbanks

10th percentile
$27,400
25th percentile
$30,960
50th percentile
$38,010
75th percentile
$52,110
90th percentile
$61,630

Social workers in Fairbanks make a median yearly salary of $38,010. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Fairbanks

Human Resources
$39,260
Social Work
$42,190
Human Services
$42,800
Public Health
$76,990
Public Administration
$165,590

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Fairbanks

1

Many of Fairbanks' social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Fairbanks

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Fairbanks' social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Fairbanks

associate
1
bachelor
35
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total46

In 2010 approximately 46 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Fairbanks, Alaska

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