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Social Work Schools
In Ferrum, Virginia

The city of Ferrum has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Ferrum, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Ferrum Vs. Virginia Social Work Employment

Ferrum 960
Virginia 14,460

Exactly 960 of the 14,460 social workers employed in Virginia, work in Ferrum. There has been a 50% growth in the number of social workers in Ferrum between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for social workers in Ferrum has increased, overall employment in Ferrum has also increased.

Ferrum Vs. Virginia Social Work employment growth

14,080 14,260 15,410 14,380 14,460
640 570 900 960 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Ferrum

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Ferrum

$41,463 $40,190 $47,167 $46,280 $47,058
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Ferrum
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ferrum

As the number of social workers in Ferrum has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 Ferrum social workers earned an average yearly salary of $47,058. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Ferrum was $41,463 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ferrum.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Ferrum

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

Social workers in Ferrum make a median yearly salary of $45,008. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,762 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $68,268 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Ferrum

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social workers in Ferrum earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Ferrum.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Ferrum


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Ferrum


Ferrum's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Ferrum


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Ferrum, Virginia

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