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Social Work Schools
In Kalamazoo, Michigan

In Kalamazoo, there is only one social work 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 Kalamazoo, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Kalamazoo Vs. Michigan Social Work Employment

Kalamazoo 620
Michigan 25,540

Exactly 620 of Michigan's 25,540 social workers work in Kalamazoo. Between 2006 and 2010, in Kalamazoo, there has been a 6% decline in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Kalamazoo has decreased, overall employment in Kalamazoo has also decreased.

Kalamazoo Vs. Michigan Social Work employment growth

20,920 20,330 26,850 26,060 25,540
660 620 530 620 620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Kalamazoo

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Kalamazoo

$43,957 $45,265 $47,067 $45,548 $43,743
$37,180 $37,340 $38,790 $38,480 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Kalamazoo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kalamazoo

In Kalamazoo, salaries for social workers have decreased. In 2010 social workers in Kalamazoo reportedly earned an average salary of $43,743 per year. The average salary for social workers in Kalamazoo was $43,957 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of social workers in Kalamazoo is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Kalamazoo

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Kalamazoo social workers earn a median yearly salary of $44,800. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,317 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Kalamazoo

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social workers in Kalamazoo earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Kalamazoo.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Kalamazoo


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Kalamazoo


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Kalamazoo's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Kalamazoo


In 2010 approximately 167 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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