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Social Work Schools
In Bristol, Virginia

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


Professional Trends

Bristol Vs. Virginia Social Work Employment

Bristol 560
Virginia 14,460

Exactly 560 of the 14,460 social workers employed in Virginia, work in Bristol. The number of social workers in Bristol has grown by 65% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Bristol has increased, overall employment in Bristol has also increased.

Bristol Vs. Virginia Social Work employment growth

14,080 14,260 15,410 14,380 14,460
340 410 520 560 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Bristol

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Bristol

$33,337 $33,630 $35,028 $37,793 $35,687
$30,970 $32,490 $33,160 $34,460 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Bristol
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bristol

Salaries for social workers in Bristol have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $35,687 per year was earned by social workers in Bristol. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Bristol was $33,337 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bristol.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Bristol

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Social workers make a median salary of $33,673 per year in Bristol. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 87%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,287 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $49,187 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Bristol

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social workers in Bristol earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Bristol.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Bristol


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Bristol's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Bristol


Bristol's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Bristol


Approximately 2 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Bristol, Virginia

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