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Social Work Schools
In Irvine, California

The city of Irvine has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Irvine, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Irvine Vs. California Social Work Employment

Irvine 4,170
California 59,550

Exactly 4,170 of the 59,550 social workers employed in California, work in Irvine. There has been a 84% growth in the number of social workers in Irvine between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for social workers in Irvine has increased, overall employment in Irvine has decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Social Work employment growth

53,410 55,300 56,800 61,050 59,550
2,270 3,440 3,750 4,430 4,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$44,807 $47,043 $49,673 $52,035 $51,960
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

Salaries for social workers in Irvine have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,960 per year was earned by social workers in Irvine. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Irvine was $44,807 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Irvine.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Irvine

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Social workers in Irvine earn a median salary of $51,740 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,745 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Irvine

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Irvine


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Irvine


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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