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Social Work Schools
In Charleston, South Carolina

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


Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. South Carolina Social Work Employment

Charleston 1,470
South Carolina 8,740

Of the 8,740 social workers employed in South Carolina, 1,470 work in Charleston.

Charleston Vs. South Carolina Social Work employment growth

9,350 9,570 9,110 8,540 8,740
No data No data No data 1,420 1,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

No data No data No data $42,472 $43,848
No data No data No data $38,630 $39,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

Charleston social workers made $43,848 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Charleston

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Social workers in Charleston make a median yearly salary of $43,222. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,338 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,462 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Charleston

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Charleston


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Charleston


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Charleston


In 2010 approximately 109 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Charleston, South Carolina

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