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Social Work Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

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


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Elgin 17,480
Illinois 27,230

Exactly 17,480 of the 27,230 social workers employed in Illinois, work in Elgin. Between 2006 and 2010, in Elgin, there has been a 17% growth in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
14,900 15,070 15,760 18,120 17,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$43,783 $48,428 $51,895 $50,658 $50,948
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

In Elgin, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Elgin reportedly earned an average salary of $50,948 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Elgin was $43,783 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Elgin.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Elgin

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Social workers in Elgin make a median yearly salary of $48,802. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,795 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 185% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Elgin

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Elgin


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Elgin


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Elgin


In 2010 approximately 24 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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