Social Work Schools
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa

In Cedar Rapids, there are 2 social work schools where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Cedar Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Social Work Employment

Cedar Rapids 540
Iowa 8,350

Of the 8,350 social workers employed in Iowa, 540 work in Cedar Rapids. The number of social workers in Cedar Rapids has shrunk by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Cedar Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Cedar Rapids has also decreased.

Cedar Rapids Vs. Iowa Social Work employment growth

7,160 7,360 8,160 8,300 8,350
660 680 540 530 540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Cedar Rapids

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Cedar Rapids

$34,990 $35,268 $36,143 $36,278 $40,288
$36,200 $38,630 $40,100 $41,070 $41,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Cedar Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cedar Rapids

In Cedar Rapids, salaries for social workers have increased. Cedar Rapids social workers made $40,288 per year, on average, in 2010. Social workers in Cedar Rapids made a yearly average salary of $34,990, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cedar Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Cedar Rapids

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Social workers in Cedar Rapids make a median yearly salary of $39,025. 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 $29,422 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,882 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Cedar Rapids

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Cedar Rapids


There are 2 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Cedar Rapids' social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Cedar Rapids


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Cedar Rapids' social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Cedar Rapids


In 2010 approximately 19 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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