Social Work Schools
In Peoria, Illinois

The city of Peoria has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Peoria, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Peoria Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Peoria 710
Illinois 27,230

Exactly 710 of Illinois' 27,230 social workers work in Peoria. There has been a 5% decline in the number of social workers in Peoria between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Peoria has increased.

Peoria Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
750 930 940 960 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Peoria

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Peoria

$41,398 $41,845 $43,425 $43,098 $42,503
$35,490 $37,310 $38,830 $40,170 $40,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Peoria
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Peoria

As the number of social workers in Peoria has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. Peoria social workers made $42,503 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Peoria made an average salary of $41,398 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Peoria is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Peoria

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Social workers in Peoria make a median yearly salary of $40,758. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,192 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Peoria

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Peoria social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Peoria


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Peoria's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Peoria


Peoria's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Peoria


In 2010 approximately 18 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Peoria, Illinois

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