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In Iowa City, Iowa

There is only one social work school in Iowa City for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Iowa City, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Iowa City Vs. Iowa Social Work Employment

Iowa City 350
Iowa 8,350

Exactly 350 of the 8,350 social workers employed in Iowa, work in Iowa City. The number of social workers in Iowa City has grown by 150% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Iowa City has increased, overall employment in Iowa City has decreased.

Iowa City Vs. Iowa Social Work employment growth

7,160 7,360 8,160 8,300 8,350
140 220 380 390 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Iowa City

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Iowa City

$42,887 $46,705 $49,817 $50,190 $44,960
$35,420 $37,480 $38,940 $40,390 $41,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Iowa City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Iowa City

Salaries for social workers in Iowa City have increased. Iowa City social workers made $44,960 per year, on average, in 2010. Social workers in Iowa City made a yearly average salary of $42,887, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Iowa City.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Iowa City

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Social workers make a median salary of $43,010 per year in Iowa City. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,105 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,155 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Iowa City

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Iowa City


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Iowa City's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Iowa City


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Iowa City's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Iowa City


Approximately 127 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Iowa City, Iowa

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