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Social Work Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

In Chester, there is only one social work school where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Chester'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

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

Chester 14,130
Pennsylvania 36,260

Exactly 14,130 of the 36,260 social workers employed in Pennsylvania, work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Chester has grown by 14%. As the employment for social workers in Chester has increased, overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work employment growth

34,820 34,120 34,930 35,800 36,260
12,370 11,280 12,280 13,080 14,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$38,798 $41,760 $44,228 $47,570 $50,340
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for social workers have increased. Chester social workers made $50,340 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Chester made an average salary of $38,798 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Chester

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Social workers make a median salary of $47,962 per year in Chester. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,952 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,702 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Chester

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Chester


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Chester


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Chester


Approximately 107 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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