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Social Work Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 2 social work schools in Baton Rouge. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Baton Rouge, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Social Work Employment

Baton Rouge 1,330
Louisiana 6,440

Exactly 1,330 of Louisiana's 6,440 social workers work in Baton Rouge. The number of social workers in Baton Rouge has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Baton Rouge has increased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Social Work employment growth

5,450 6,040 6,250 6,210 6,440
1,100 1,390 1,410 1,470 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$43,620 $43,088 $44,288 $45,070 $45,698
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

As the number of social workers in Baton Rouge has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. Baton Rouge social workers made $45,698 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Baton Rouge was $43,620 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Baton Rouge

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Baton Rouge social workers earn a median yearly salary of $44,542. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,442 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $65,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Baton Rouge

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Baton Rouge


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Baton Rouge


Baton Rouge's social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Baton Rouge


Approximately 116 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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