Social Work Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

The city of Lakewood has only one school 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 Lakewood, which includes social work training at the social work certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Social Work Employment

Lakewood 1,570
Washington 10,610

Exactly 1,570 of the 10,610 social workers employed in Washington State, work in Lakewood. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lakewood, there has been a 38% growth in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Lakewood has increased, overall employment in Lakewood has also increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Social Work employment growth

9,950 9,360 9,910 7,710 10,610
1,140 730 680 1,020 1,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$46,503 $47,680 $50,058 $48,202 $50,010
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

In Lakewood, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,010 per year was earned by social workers in Lakewood. The average salary for social workers in Lakewood was $46,503 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lakewood.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Lakewood

10th percentile
$31,248
25th percentile
$38,892
50th percentile
$49,770
75th percentile
$59,275
90th percentile
$70,160

Lakewood social workers earn a median yearly salary of $49,770. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,248 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Lakewood

Human Resources
$39,730
Human Services
$44,736
Social Work
$50,010
Public Health
$68,633
Public Administration
$111,600

Lakewood social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Lakewood

1

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

Social Work Programs Offered In Lakewood

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Lakewood's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Lakewood

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total7

Approximately 7 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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