Social Work Schools In Massachusetts

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 25 accredited social work schools in Massachusetts. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the state of Massachusetts, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  2. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  3. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  4. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  8. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  9. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  11. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  12. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  13. Lesley University

    29 Everett St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-2790

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  14. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  15. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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  16. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  17. Quincy College

    24 Saville Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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  18. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  19. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  20. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  21. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  22. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  23. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  24. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  25. Wheelock College

    200 the Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts 02215-4176

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Social Work Employment

Massachusetts 14,010
National 609,060

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

Employment Growth for Social workers In Massachusetts

18,600 21,060 21,960 24,520 14,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is shrinking in Massachusetts. 4,590 less social workers were working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of social work has shrunk by 25% in Massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts

$45,773 $46,343 $48,242 $47,448 $46,792
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $45,773 per year, and in 2010 they made $46,792 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$26,498
25th percentile
$33,415
50th percentile
$43,808
75th percentile
$58,638
90th percentile
$71,618

Thus, there was a 2% growth in social workers' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Massachusetts, 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 170%

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Massachusetts

Human Resources
$76,823
Human Services
$41,613
Public Administration
$85,585
Public Health
$71,127
Social Work
$46,792

In Massachusetts, social workers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
18
master
11
doctor
3
Certificate
3
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The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited social work schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In 2006, 2,072 students graduated from social work courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 2,053 students graduated.

This represents a 1% decrease in the number of social work degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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