Social Work Schools
In Lake Wales, Florida

The city of Lake Wales has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Lake Wales, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Lake Wales Vs. Florida Social Work Employment

Lake Wales 570
Florida 21,640

Exactly 570 of Florida's 21,640 social workers work in Lake Wales.

Lake Wales Vs. Florida Social Work employment growth

24,740 23,740 23,440 22,410 21,640
No data No data No data 440 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Wales

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Lake Wales

No data No data No data $39,387 $41,617
No data No data No data $37,010 $36,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Lake Wales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Wales

In 2010 Lake Wales social workers earned an average yearly salary of $41,617. The growth in the salary of social workers in Lake Wales is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Lake Wales

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Social workers make a median salary of $39,130 per year in Lake Wales. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,167 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,080 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Lake Wales

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Lake Wales


Many of Lake Wales' social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Lake Wales


Lake Wales' social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Lake Wales


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Lake Wales, Florida

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