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Social Work Schools
In Lansing, Michigan

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Lansing. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Lansing, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lansing Vs. Michigan Social Work Employment

Lansing 840
Michigan 25,540

Exactly 840 of the 25,540 social workers employed in Michigan, work in Lansing. The number of social workers in Lansing has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Lansing has decreased, overall employment in Lansing has increased.

Lansing Vs. Michigan Social Work employment growth

20,920 20,330 26,850 26,060 25,540
900 920 940 830 840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Lansing

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Lansing

$43,283 $44,763 $48,030 $46,480 $49,888
$40,730 $41,780 $42,660 $42,790 $43,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Lansing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lansing

As the number of social workers in Lansing has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. Lansing social workers made $49,888 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Lansing made an average salary of $43,283 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lansing.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Lansing

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers in Lansing make a median yearly salary of $49,065. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,372 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $70,108 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Lansing

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Lansing


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Lansing


Lansing's social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Lansing


Approximately 26 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Lansing, Michigan

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