Social Work Schools In Louisiana

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited social work schools in Louisiana. The trends in Louisiana'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. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  4. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  5. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  6. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  7. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

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  8. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  9. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  10. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  11. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Social Work Employment

Louisiana 6,440
National 609,060

Approximately 1% of the country's social workers work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Louisiana

5,450 6,040 6,250 6,210 6,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Social Work is a growing field in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 990 more social workers working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has grown by 18%. 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 Louisiana

$41,785 $41,508 $44,005 $44,642 $45,472
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in Louisiana. Social workers earned a yearly mean salary of $41,785 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,472 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Louisiana

10th percentile
$27,370
25th percentile
$34,442
50th percentile
$44,328
75th percentile
$55,875
90th percentile
$65,598

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid social workers earning 140% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Louisiana

Human Resources
$54,823
Human Services
$38,248
Public Administration
$76,812
Public Health
$58,510
Social Work
$45,472

In Louisiana, social workers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total17

As the number of social workers is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited social work schools in Louisiana state is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 523 graduates in 2006. And there were 490 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent decrease in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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