Social Work Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 13 accredited social work schools where social work faculty who teach social work classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work training in Maryland, which includes social work training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  2. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  3. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  4. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  5. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  6. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  7. University of Maryland-Baltimore

    520 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1627

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  8. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Morgan State University

    1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251-0001

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  10. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  11. Salisbury University

    1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, Maryland 21801-6862

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  12. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  13. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Social Work Employment

Maryland 10,240
National 609,060

Approximately 2% of the country's social workers work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Maryland

9,250 9,560 9,850 9,590 10,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of social work is growing. 990 more social workers were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has grown by 11%. This growth is faster than the national trend for social workers which shows a 10% increase in the number of social workers working around the nation.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$47,493 $47,833 $50,128 $52,342 $53,992
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of social workers is growing, the salaries earned by social workers are increasing. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $47,493 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,992 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Maryland

10th percentile
$29,912
25th percentile
$39,265
50th percentile
$52,715
75th percentile
$66,712
90th percentile
$80,352

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maryland, 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 169%

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Maryland

Human Resources
$73,593
Human Services
$44,927
Public Administration
$97,008
Public Health
$78,313
Social Work
$53,992

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
13
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited social work schools in Maryland is increasing. In 2006, 740 students graduated from social work courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 786 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 6%. 76% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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The number of social work faculty, growth in the field of social work academia and social work faculty salaries in Maryland, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching social work courses to students at the bachelors degree in social work, masters degree in social work, and doctoral degree in social work levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of social work in Maryland. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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