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Social Work Schools
In Forest Grove, Oregon

The city of Forest Grove has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Forest Grove, which encompasses social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Forest Grove Vs. Oregon Social Work Employment

Forest Grove 4,640
Oregon 8,470

Exactly 4,640 of the 8,470 social workers employed in Oregon, work in Forest Grove. Between 2006 and 2010, in Forest Grove, there has been a 4% decline in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Forest Grove has decreased, overall employment in Forest Grove has increased.

Forest Grove Vs. Oregon Social Work employment growth

8,540 8,170 8,170 8,120 8,470
4,810 4,520 4,430 4,440 4,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Forest Grove

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Forest Grove

$40,588 $41,980 $43,495 $45,738 $46,370
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Forest Grove
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Forest Grove

As the number of social workers in Forest Grove has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. Forest Grove social workers made $46,370 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Forest Grove made an average salary of $40,588 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Forest Grove is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Forest Grove

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Social workers make a median salary of $45,072 per year in Forest Grove. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,462 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 121% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Forest Grove

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Forest Grove


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Forest Grove


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Forest Grove


In 2010 approximately 13 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Forest Grove, Oregon

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