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Social Work Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 2 social work schools in Charlotte. The trends in Charlotte'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

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Social Work Employment

Charlotte 3,520
North Carolina 19,170

Of the 19,170 social workers employed in North Carolina, 3,520 work in Charlotte. The number of social workers in Charlotte has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Charlotte has increased, overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Social Work employment growth

16,420 16,560 17,930 18,910 19,170
3,440 3,240 3,240 3,350 3,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$40,610 $42,968 $43,105 $42,700 $43,168
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

As the number of social workers in Charlotte has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 Charlotte social workers earned an average yearly salary of $43,168. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Charlotte was $40,610 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Charlotte

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Charlotte social workers earn a median yearly salary of $40,840. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 94%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,080 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,192 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Charlotte

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Charlotte


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Charlotte


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Charlotte


In 2010 approximately 117 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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