Social Work Schools
In Albany, New York

In Albany, 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 Albany, which includes social work training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Social Work Employment

Albany 2,870
New York 55,990

Exactly 2,870 of the 55,990 social workers employed in New York, work in Albany. The number of social workers in Albany has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Albany has decreased, overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Social Work employment growth

53,960 55,740 59,890 58,650 55,990
3,060 3,180 3,260 3,030 2,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$43,433 $44,480 $46,180 $49,570 $51,445
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

Salaries for social workers in Albany have increased. In 2010 Albany social workers earned an average yearly salary of $51,445. Social workers in Albany made a yearly average salary of $43,433, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Albany is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Albany

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers in Albany earn a median salary of $50,015 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,252 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,872 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Albany

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Albany


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Albany


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Albany's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Albany


In 2010 approximately 222 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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