Social Work Schools
In Boise, Idaho

In Boise, there is only one social work school where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Boise, which includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Boise Vs. Idaho Social Work Employment

Boise 1,460
Idaho 3,220

Of the 3,220 social workers employed in Idaho, 1,460 work in Boise. There has been a 165% growth in the number of social workers in Boise between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Boise has also increased.

Boise Vs. Idaho Social Work employment growth

1,000 1,630 2,970 3,410 3,220
550 730 1,540 1,720 1,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Idaho
  • Dark Yellow: Boise

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Boise

$35,537 $36,280 $44,798 $40,672 $42,868
$37,260 $37,420 $39,300 $39,600 $40,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Boise
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boise

In Boise, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,868 per year was earned by social workers in Boise. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Boise was $35,537 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boise.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Boise

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Social workers in Boise make a median yearly salary of $43,255. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,225 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Boise

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Boise


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Boise


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Boise


Approximately 133 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Boise, Idaho

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