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Social Work Schools
In Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

In Bethlehem, there are 2 social work schools where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Bethlehem, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bethlehem Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

Bethlehem 1,840
Pennsylvania 36,260

Of the 36,260 social workers employed in Pennsylvania, 1,840 work in Bethlehem. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Bethlehem has grown by 24%. As the employment for social workers in Bethlehem has increased, overall employment in Bethlehem has also increased.

Bethlehem 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: Bethlehem

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Bethlehem

$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 Bethlehem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bethlehem

Salaries for social workers in Bethlehem have increased. In 2010 social workers in Bethlehem reportedly earned an average salary of $41,840 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Bethlehem made an average salary of $38,333 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Bethlehem is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Bethlehem

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Bethlehem social workers earn a median yearly salary of $39,093. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 146%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,247 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,080 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Bethlehem

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Bethlehem


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Bethlehem


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Bethlehem


In 2010 approximately 33 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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