Social Work Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

In Norfolk, there are 2 social work schools where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Norfolk, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Social Work Employment

Norfolk 2,830
Virginia 14,460

Exactly 2,830 of Virginia's 14,460 social workers work in Norfolk. The number of social workers in Norfolk has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Norfolk has increased, overall employment in Norfolk has also increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Social Work employment growth

14,080 14,260 15,410 14,380 14,460
2,520 2,650 3,190 2,820 2,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$42,110 $43,813 $43,263 $44,745 $48,640
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

Salaries for social workers in Norfolk have increased. In 2010 social workers in Norfolk reportedly earned an average salary of $48,640 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Norfolk was $42,110 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Norfolk.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Norfolk

10th percentile
$29,608
25th percentile
$37,805
50th percentile
$48,275
75th percentile
$58,352
90th percentile
$67,952

Social workers in Norfolk earn a median salary of $48,275 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,608 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 130% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Norfolk

Human Resources
$35,760
Human Services
$42,420
Social Work
$48,640
Public Health
$62,383
Public Administration
$82,398

Social worker salaries in Norfolk are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Norfolk

2

There are 2 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Norfolk's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Norfolk

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Norfolk's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Norfolk

associate
0
bachelor
56
master
46
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total106

Approximately 106 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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