Social Work Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

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

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Social Work Employment

Las Vegas 2,540
Nevada 4,030

Exactly 2,540 of the 4,030 social workers employed in Nevada, work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Las Vegas has grown by 26%. Overall employment in Las Vegas has decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Social Work employment growth

3,370 3,340 3,750 4,010 4,030
2,010 1,940 2,300 2,260 2,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$56,027 $53,010 $53,173 $51,560 $52,337
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

As the number of social workers in Las Vegas has grown, salaries for social workers have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,337 per year was earned by social workers in Las Vegas. Social workers in Las Vegas made a yearly average salary of $56,027, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Las Vegas.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Las Vegas

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

Social workers make a median salary of $50,477 per year in Las Vegas. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,817 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,967 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Las Vegas

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Las Vegas


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Las Vegas


Approximately 105 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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