Social Work Schools
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The city of Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg, which encompasses social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

Harrisburg 1,010
Pennsylvania 36,260

Exactly 1,010 of Pennsylvania's 36,260 social workers work in Harrisburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Harrisburg has shrunk by 12%. As the employment for social workers in Harrisburg has decreased, overall employment in Harrisburg has increased.

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work employment growth

34,820 34,120 34,930 35,800 36,260
1,150 1,810 1,790 1,640 1,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Harrisburg

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Harrisburg

$37,730 $36,813 $39,907 $40,197 $45,370
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Harrisburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Harrisburg

Salaries for social workers in Harrisburg have increased. In 2010 Harrisburg social workers earned an average yearly salary of $45,370. The average salary for social workers in Harrisburg was $37,730 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Harrisburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Harrisburg

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Harrisburg social workers earn a median yearly salary of $43,663. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,600 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Harrisburg

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Harrisburg


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Harrisburg


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Harrisburg's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Harrisburg


In 2010 approximately 7 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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