Social Work Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 14 accredited social work schools where social work faculty who teach social work classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the state of Oregon, 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. Blue Mountain Community College

    2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801

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  2. Chemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

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  3. Clackamas Community College

    19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Oregon 97045-8980

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  4. Concordia University in Portland

    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

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  5. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  6. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640

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  7. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

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  8. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  9. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  10. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  11. Rogue Community College

    3345 Redwood Hwy, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527-9291

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  12. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

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  13. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  14. Warner Pacific College

    2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97215-4026

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Social Work Employment

Oregon 8,470
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Oregon

8,540 8,170 8,170 8,120 8,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is shrinking in Oregon. In 2010 there were 70 less social workers working in Oregon than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has shrunk by 1%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of social workers around the country. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$39,693 $41,478 $42,430 $43,435 $43,992
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to social workers are growing in Oregon. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $39,693 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,992 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Oregon

10th percentile
$27,632
25th percentile
$33,568
50th percentile
$43,310
75th percentile
$52,190
90th percentile
$62,500

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Oregon state, within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid social workers earn 126% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Oregon

Human Resources
$65,180
Human Services
$40,873
Public Administration
$98,075
Public Health
$67,060
Social Work
$43,992

In Oregon, 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 Oregon

associate
8
bachelor
7
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited social work schools in Oregon is increasing. In Oregon, there were 240 graduates in 2006. And there were 412 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

This represents a 72% increase in the number of social work degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a associate's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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