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Social Work Schools
In Baltimore, Maryland

There are 7 social work schools in Baltimore for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Baltimore, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Baltimore Vs. Maryland Social Work Employment

Baltimore 6,220
Maryland 10,240

Exactly 6,220 of Maryland's 10,240 social workers work in Baltimore. There has been a 3% growth in the number of social workers in Baltimore between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Baltimore has increased, overall employment in Baltimore has also increased.

Baltimore Vs. Maryland Social Work employment growth

9,250 9,560 9,850 9,590 10,240
6,030 6,030 6,070 5,950 6,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Baltimore

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Baltimore

$48,235 $49,638 $51,853 $54,942 $55,820
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Baltimore
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baltimore

In Baltimore, salaries for social workers have increased. Baltimore social workers made $55,820 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Baltimore was $48,235 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baltimore.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Baltimore

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

Social workers make a median salary of $54,960 per year in Baltimore. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,515 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,115 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Baltimore

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social worker salaries in Baltimore are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Baltimore


Many of Baltimore's social workers are graduates of one of the 7 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Baltimore


Baltimore's social work schools offer 8 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Baltimore


In 2010 approximately 566 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Baltimore, Maryland

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