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Social Work Schools In New Hampshire

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited social work schools in New Hampshire. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work training in New Hampshire, which includes social work training at the following levels:


  1. Franklin Pierce University

    40 University Drive, Rindge, New Hampshire 03461-0060

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

    105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, New Hampshire 03824-3547

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Plymouth State University

    17 High Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264-1595

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Manchester Community College in Manchester on Front St

    1066 Front St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102-8518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Hampshire Vs. National Social Work Employment

New Hampshire 1,490
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of New Hampshire.

Employment Growth for Social workers In New Hampshire

1,840 1,580 1,390 1,760 1,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Hampshire, social work is a shrinking field. In New Hampshire, 350 less social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has shrunk by 19%. This is faster than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in New Hampshire

$41,023 $43,388 $45,458 $43,005 $44,775
$44,114 $44,490 $46,685 $47,881 $50,182
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in New Hampshire. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $41,023 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,775 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in New Hampshire

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

Thus, social workers' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Hampshire, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of social work. The pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 125%

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in New Hampshire

Human Resources
Human Services
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In New Hampshire, social workers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Hampshire


As the number of social workers is decreasing in New Hampshire state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited social work schools in New Hampshire state is decreasing. In 2006, 160 students graduated from social work courses in New Hampshire. And in 2010, 110 students graduated.

Thus there was a 31% percent decrease in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in New Hampshire. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in New Hampshire

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of social work faculty in New Hampshire, growth in the field of social work academia and faculty salaries in New Hampshire. If you are involved in teaching social work courses to students at the associates degree in social work, bachelors degree in social work, and masters degree in social work levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of social work in New Hampshire. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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