Social Work Schools
In Rockford, Illinois

The city of Rockford has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Rockford, which includes social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Rockford Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Rockford 550
Illinois 27,230

Of the 27,230 social workers employed in Illinois, 550 work in Rockford. The number of social workers in Rockford has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Rockford has increased.

Rockford Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
620 880 900 830 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Rockford

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Rockford

$50,783 $48,698 $48,728 $47,200 $48,008
$36,690 $38,370 $39,610 $40,110 $41,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Rockford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rockford

As the number of social workers in Rockford has shrunk, salaries for social workers have also decreased. In 2010 Rockford social workers earned an average yearly salary of $48,008. The average salary for social workers in Rockford was $50,783 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of social workers in Rockford is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Rockford

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Social workers in Rockford earn a median salary of $47,620 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,300 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 129% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Rockford

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Rockford


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Rockford


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Rockford's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Rockford


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Rockford, Illinois

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