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Social Work Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

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


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Social Work Employment

Durham 1,840
North Carolina 19,170

Of the 19,170 social workers employed in North Carolina, 1,840 work in Durham. The number of social workers in Durham has grown by 102% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Social Work employment growth

16,420 16,560 17,930 18,910 19,170
910 1,030 1,300 1,700 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$41,410 $43,883 $45,468 $47,158 $48,098
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

In Durham, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Durham reportedly earned an average salary of $48,098 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Durham made an average salary of $41,410 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Durham

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

Durham social workers earn a median yearly salary of $48,168. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,430 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Durham

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social worker salaries in Durham are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Durham


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Durham


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Durham's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Durham


Approximately 42 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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