Social Work Schools
In Allentown, Pennsylvania

In Allentown, there is only one social work 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 Allentown, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Allentown Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

Allentown 1,840
Pennsylvania 36,260

Exactly 1,840 of the 36,260 social workers employed in Pennsylvania, work in Allentown. The number of social workers in Allentown has grown by 24% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Allentown has increased, overall employment in Allentown has also increased.

Allentown Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work employment growth

34,820 34,120 34,930 35,800 36,260
1,480 1,550 1,730 1,880 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Allentown

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Allentown

$38,333 $39,988 $42,958 $40,807 $41,840
$37,440 $38,410 $39,810 $40,780 $42,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Allentown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Allentown

As the number of social workers in Allentown has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 Allentown social workers earned an average yearly salary of $41,840. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Allentown was $38,333 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Allentown.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Allentown

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Social workers in Allentown earn a median salary of $39,093 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,247 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Allentown

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Allentown


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Allentown


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Allentown


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Allentown, Pennsylvania

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