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The city of Indianapolis has 2 schools 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 Indianapolis, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Social Work Employment

Indianapolis 2,520
Indiana 10,230

Exactly 2,520 of Indiana's 10,230 social workers work in Indianapolis. There has been a 15% decline in the number of social workers in Indianapolis between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Indianapolis has increased.

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Social Work employment growth

11,580 12,350 10,700 10,660 10,230
2,970 3,270 2,660 2,860 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Indianapolis

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Indianapolis

$41,223 $41,330 $43,640 $41,368 $43,788
$38,250 $39,840 $41,420 $41,900 $42,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Indianapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Indianapolis

As the number of social workers in Indianapolis has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Indianapolis social workers earned an average yearly salary of $43,788. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Indianapolis was $41,223 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Indianapolis.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Indianapolis

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25th percentile
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Social workers make a median salary of $41,558 per year in Indianapolis. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,378 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Indianapolis

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Indianapolis


Many of Indianapolis' social workers are graduates of one of the 2 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Indianapolis


Indianapolis' social work schools offer 4 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Indianapolis


Approximately 352 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

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