Social Work Schools
In Fort Myers, Florida

There is only one social work school in Fort Myers for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Fort Myers, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Fort Myers Vs. Florida Social Work Employment

Fort Myers 350
Florida 21,640

Exactly 350 of the 21,640 social workers employed in Florida, work in Fort Myers. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Myers, there has been a 34% decline in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Fort Myers has decreased, overall employment in Fort Myers has increased.

Fort Myers Vs. Florida Social Work employment growth

24,740 23,740 23,440 22,410 21,640
530 580 450 280 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Myers

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Fort Myers

$38,983 $40,297 $38,015 $37,510 $42,738
$35,200 $36,870 $38,380 $38,330 $38,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Fort Myers
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Myers

In Fort Myers, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,738 per year was earned by social workers in Fort Myers. Social workers in Fort Myers made a yearly average salary of $38,983, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Fort Myers is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Fort Myers

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Fort Myers social workers earn a median yearly salary of $39,885. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,665 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,655 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Fort Myers

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Fort Myers


Many of Fort Myers' social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Fort Myers


Fort Myers' social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Fort Myers


Approximately 35 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Fort Myers, Florida

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