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Social Work Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

In Lincoln, there are 2 social work schools where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Lincoln, which encompasses social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Social Work Employment

Lincoln 870
Nebraska 3,800

Exactly 870 of the 3,800 social workers employed in Nebraska, work in Lincoln. There has been a 19% growth in the number of social workers in Lincoln between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Lincoln has increased, overall employment in Lincoln has decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Social Work employment growth

3,410 3,290 3,310 3,390 3,800
730 670 770 820 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$35,157 $36,323 $37,297 $40,822 $41,013
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

Salaries for social workers in Lincoln have increased. In 2010 social workers in Lincoln reportedly earned an average salary of $41,013 per year. Social workers in Lincoln made a yearly average salary of $35,157, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Lincoln is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Lincoln

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25th percentile
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Lincoln social workers earn a median yearly salary of $38,645. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,618 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,570 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Lincoln

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Lincoln


There are 2 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Lincoln's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Lincoln


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 15 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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