Social Work Schools
In Grand Forks, North Dakota

There is only one social work school in Grand Forks for faculty to choose from. The trends in Grand Forks' social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Grand Forks Vs. North Dakota Social Work Employment

Grand Forks 250
North Dakota 1,260

Exactly 250 of the 1,260 social workers employed in North Dakota, work in Grand Forks. The number of social workers in Grand Forks has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Grand Forks has increased, overall employment in Grand Forks has also increased.

Grand Forks Vs. North Dakota Social Work employment growth

1,400 1,350 1,370 1,280 1,260
220 310 360 310 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Forks

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Grand Forks

$36,955 $37,347 $36,278 $39,403 $41,990
$32,070 $33,950 $34,560 $35,460 $37,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Grand Forks
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Forks

In Grand Forks, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,990 per year was earned by social workers in Grand Forks. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Grand Forks made an average salary of $36,955 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Grand Forks is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Grand Forks

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Social workers in Grand Forks earn a median salary of $41,263 per year. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,907 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,663 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Grand Forks

Human Resources
Human Services
Public Health
Social Work
Public Administration

Grand Forks social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Grand Forks


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Grand Forks


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Grand Forks


Approximately 79 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Grand Forks, North Dakota

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