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Social Work Schools
In Jonesboro, Arkansas

There is only one social work school in Jonesboro for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Jonesboro, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jonesboro Vs. Arkansas Social Work Employment

Jonesboro 120
Arkansas 4,130

Of the 4,130 social workers employed in Arkansas, 120 work in Jonesboro. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jonesboro, there has been a 29% decline in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Jonesboro has decreased, overall employment in Jonesboro has increased.

Jonesboro Vs. Arkansas Social Work employment growth

3,770 3,760 4,300 3,340 4,130
170 190 260 170 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Jonesboro

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Jonesboro

$38,550 $33,517 $35,887 $37,700 $38,670
$28,390 $30,120 $31,300 $32,550 $33,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Jonesboro
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jonesboro

As the number of social workers in Jonesboro has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,670 per year was earned by social workers in Jonesboro. The average salary for social workers in Jonesboro was $38,550 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jonesboro.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Jonesboro

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Social workers in Jonesboro make a median yearly salary of $34,580. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,310 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Jonesboro

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Jonesboro


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Jonesboro


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Jonesboro


In 2010 approximately 47 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Jonesboro, Arkansas

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