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Social Work Schools
In Dalton, Georgia

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Dalton. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Dalton, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Dalton Vs. Georgia Social Work Employment

Dalton 140
Georgia 11,580

Of the 11,580 social workers employed in Georgia, 140 work in Dalton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Dalton, there has been a 12% decline in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Dalton has increased.

Dalton Vs. Georgia Social Work employment growth

12,430 12,300 12,270 11,860 11,580
160 140 120 190 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Dalton

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Dalton

$40,450 $43,275 $33,570 $42,190 $38,490
$32,130 $32,800 $33,790 $34,740 $34,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Dalton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dalton

As the number of social workers in Dalton has shrunk, salaries for social workers have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,490 per year was earned by social workers in Dalton. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Dalton made an average salary of $40,450 per year. The decline in the salary of social workers in Dalton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Dalton

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25th percentile
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Dalton social workers earn a median yearly salary of $36,350. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,930 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 93% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Dalton

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Dalton


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Dalton


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Dalton's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Dalton


In 2010 approximately 11 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Dalton, Georgia

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