Social Work Schools In Florida

There are 14 accredited social work schools in Florida for faculty who teach social work classes to choose from. The trends in Florida's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Florida Memorial University

    15800 NW 42 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Southeastern University

    1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Warner University

    13895 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, Florida 33859-8797

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of South Florida-Polytechnic

    3433 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33803-9807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Social Work Employment

Florida 21,640
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Florida

24,740 23,740 23,440 22,410 21,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is shrinking in Florida. In 2010 there were 3,100 less social workers working in Florida than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This is faster than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$37,365 $39,363 $41,085 $41,982 $42,985
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of social workers is declining, the salaries earned by social workers are increasing. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $37,365 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,985 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Florida

10th percentile
$26,452
25th percentile
$32,540
50th percentile
$40,715
75th percentile
$51,910
90th percentile
$62,852

Thus, there was a 13% growth in social workers' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of social work. The pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 138%

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Florida

Human Resources
$61,047
Human Services
$38,820
Public Administration
$91,162
Public Health
$62,627
Social Work
$42,985

Social workers in Florida earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
8
doctor
4
Certificate
1
Total27

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited social work schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,290 social work graduates from social work courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 1,310 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 2%. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Florida

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