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Social Work Schools
In Moorhead, Minnesota

In Moorhead, there are 2 social work schools 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 Moorhead, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Moorhead Vs. Minnesota Social Work Employment

Moorhead 320
Minnesota 10,470

Exactly 320 of the 10,470 social workers employed in Minnesota, work in Moorhead. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Moorhead has shrunk by 20%. As the employment for social workers in Moorhead has decreased, overall employment in Moorhead has increased.

Moorhead Vs. Minnesota Social Work employment growth

12,080 11,620 10,640 10,380 10,470
400 420 250 390 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Moorhead

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Moorhead

$37,023 $41,233 $40,973 $41,743 $42,037
$34,040 $34,940 $36,500 $36,960 $37,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Moorhead
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Moorhead

In Moorhead, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Moorhead reportedly earned an average salary of $42,037 per year. Social workers in Moorhead made a yearly average salary of $37,023, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Moorhead.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Moorhead

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Social workers in Moorhead make a median yearly salary of $41,143. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,263 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $55,787 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Moorhead

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Moorhead


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Moorhead


Moorhead's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Moorhead


In 2010 approximately 76 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Moorhead, Minnesota

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