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Social Work Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there are 3 social work schools where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbus' 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

Columbus Vs. Ohio Social Work Employment

Columbus 4,660
Ohio 26,110

Exactly 4,660 of the 26,110 social workers employed in Ohio, work in Columbus. The number of social workers in Columbus has grown by 41% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Social Work employment growth

22,850 24,440 25,180 27,390 26,110
3,300 3,500 3,600 4,540 4,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$39,880 $39,820 $40,365 $43,765 $44,408
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of social workers in Columbus has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. Columbus social workers made $44,408 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Columbus was $39,880 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Columbus

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Columbus social workers earn a median yearly salary of $42,305. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,442 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 110% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Columbus

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Columbus


There are 3 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Columbus' social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' social work schools offer 5 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 349 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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