Social Work Schools
In Decatur, Illinois

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Decatur. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Decatur, which encompasses social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Decatur 240
Illinois 27,230

Exactly 240 of the 27,230 social workers employed in Illinois, work in Decatur. Between 2006 and 2010, in Decatur, there has been a 33% growth in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Decatur has increased, overall employment in Decatur has also increased.

Decatur Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
180 140 210 180 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$40,170 $44,970 $40,830 $37,930 $41,420
$34,660 $42,740 $44,780 $46,400 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

In Decatur, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,420 per year was earned by social workers in Decatur. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Decatur made an average salary of $40,170 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Decatur.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Decatur

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Social workers in Decatur earn a median salary of $38,560 per year. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 245%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,510 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,745 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Decatur

Human Services
Social Work
Human Resources
Public Administration
Public Health

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Decatur


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Decatur


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Decatur


In 2010 approximately 6 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Illinois

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