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Social Work Schools
In Joliet, Illinois

In Joliet, there is only one social work 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 Joliet, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Joliet Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Joliet 17,480
Illinois 27,230

Exactly 17,480 of Illinois' 27,230 social workers work in Joliet. The number of social workers in Joliet has grown by 17% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Joliet has increased, overall employment in Joliet has also increased.

Joliet Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
14,900 15,070 15,760 18,120 17,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Joliet

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Joliet

$43,783 $48,428 $51,895 $50,658 $50,948
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Joliet
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Joliet

In Joliet, salaries for social workers have increased. Joliet social workers made $50,948 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Joliet made an average salary of $43,783 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Joliet.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Joliet

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90th percentile

Social workers make a median salary of $48,802 per year in Joliet. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,795 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 185% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Joliet

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Joliet


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Joliet


Joliet's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Joliet


Approximately 21 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Joliet, Illinois

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