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Social Work Schools
In Aurora, Illinois

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Aurora. The trends in Aurora's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Aurora Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Aurora 17,480
Illinois 27,230

Of the 27,230 social workers employed in Illinois, 17,480 work in Aurora. The number of social workers in Aurora has grown by 17% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Aurora has also increased.

Aurora Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
14,900 15,070 15,760 18,120 17,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Aurora

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Aurora

$43,783 $48,428 $51,895 $50,658 $50,948
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Aurora
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aurora

Salaries for social workers in Aurora have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,948 per year was earned by social workers in Aurora. The average salary for social workers in Aurora was $43,783 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Aurora is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Aurora

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Social workers make a median salary of $48,802 per year in Aurora. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,795 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 185% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Aurora

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Aurora


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Aurora


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Aurora's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Aurora


In 2010 approximately 184 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Aurora, Illinois

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