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Social Work Schools
In Greensboro, North Carolina

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 3 social work schools in Greensboro. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Greensboro, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Greensboro Vs. North Carolina Social Work Employment

Greensboro 1,290
North Carolina 19,170

Of the 19,170 social workers employed in North Carolina, 1,290 work in Greensboro. The number of social workers in Greensboro has grown by 65% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Greensboro has also increased.

Greensboro Vs. North Carolina Social Work employment growth

16,420 16,560 17,930 18,910 19,170
780 1,050 1,160 1,440 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Greensboro

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Greensboro

$39,660 $42,127 $43,483 $42,260 $41,190
$35,310 $36,330 $37,910 $39,060 $39,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Greensboro
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Greensboro

Salaries for social workers in Greensboro have increased. In 2010 social workers in Greensboro reportedly earned an average salary of $41,190 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Greensboro made an average salary of $39,660 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Greensboro.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Greensboro

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

Greensboro social workers earn a median yearly salary of $40,245. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,220 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $54,992 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Greensboro

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Greensboro


There are 3 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Greensboro's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Greensboro


Greensboro's social work schools offer 5 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Greensboro


In 2010 approximately 180 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Greensboro, North Carolina

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