Social Work Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina has 25 accredited social work schools where social work faculty who teach social work classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in 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. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Barton College

    200 ACC Drive NE, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-7000

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  3. Bennett College for Women

    900 E Washington St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401-3239

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  4. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  5. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  7. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  8. Johnson C Smith University

    100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28216-5398

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  9. Lenoir Community College

    231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0188

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  10. Livingstone College

    701 W Monroe St, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144

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  11. Mars Hill College

    100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754

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  12. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  13. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

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  14. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  15. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  19. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  21. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  22. Shaw University

    118 East South Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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  23. Warren Wilson College

    701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778-2099

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  24. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  25. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Social Work Employment

North Carolina 19,170
National 609,060

Approximately 3% of the country's social workers work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In North Carolina

16,420 16,560 17,930 18,910 19,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, social work is a growing field. In North Carolina, 2,750 more social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of social work has grown by 17% in North Carolina. 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 North Carolina

$42,623 $42,323 $42,740 $42,382 $42,858
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in North Carolina. Social workers earned a yearly mean salary of $42,623 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,858 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in North Carolina

10th percentile
$29,988
25th percentile
$34,312
50th percentile
$40,435
75th percentile
$50,995
90th percentile
$60,580

This represents a growth in salaries of 1%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 102% pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of social work in North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in North Carolina

Human Resources
$67,867
Human Services
$38,587
Public Administration
$111,060
Public Health
$60,447
Social Work
$42,858

In North Carolina, 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 North Carolina

associate
1
bachelor
23
master
14
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total42

As the number of social workers is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited social work schools in North Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 912 social work graduates from social work courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 1,164 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 28%. 55% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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