Social Work Schools
In Ankeny, Iowa

In Ankeny, 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 Ankeny, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Ankeny Vs. Iowa Social Work Employment

Ankeny 2,070
Iowa 8,350

Exactly 2,070 of Iowa's 8,350 social workers work in Ankeny. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ankeny, there has been a 34% growth in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Ankeny has increased, overall employment in Ankeny has also increased.

Ankeny Vs. Iowa Social Work employment growth

7,160 7,360 8,160 8,300 8,350
1,550 1,520 1,850 1,990 2,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ankeny

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Ankeny

$40,788 $41,998 $43,525 $41,170 $41,628
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Ankeny
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ankeny

As the number of social workers in Ankeny has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 social workers in Ankeny reportedly earned an average salary of $41,628 per year. Social workers in Ankeny made a yearly average salary of $40,788, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ankeny.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Ankeny

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Social workers in Ankeny earn a median salary of $38,818 per year. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,145 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Ankeny

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Ankeny


Many of Ankeny's social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Ankeny


Ankeny's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Ankeny


Approximately 37 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Ankeny, Iowa

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