Social Work Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

In Springfield, there are 2 social work schools 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 Springfield, which includes social work training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Social Work Employment

Springfield 2,520
Massachusetts 14,010

Of the 14,010 social workers employed in Massachusetts, 2,520 work in Springfield. There has been a 31% growth in the number of social workers in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for social workers in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Social Work employment growth

18,600 21,060 21,960 24,520 14,010
1,920 1,970 2,010 2,050 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$47,258 $46,870 $47,480 $54,695 $52,535
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Springfield social workers earned an average yearly salary of $52,535. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Springfield was $47,258 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Springfield

10th percentile
$35,392
25th percentile
$42,470
50th percentile
$51,270
75th percentile
$60,908
90th percentile
$73,760

Social workers make a median salary of $51,270 per year in Springfield. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,392 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 108% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Springfield

Human Resources
$39,990
Human Services
$48,526
Social Work
$52,535
Public Health
$70,340
Public Administration
$110,390

On average social workers in Springfield earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Springfield.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Springfield

2

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

Social Work Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Springfield's social work schools offer 4 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
510
master
357
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total867

In 2010 approximately 867 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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