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Social Work Schools
In Newark, New Jersey

In Newark, 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 Newark, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Newark Vs. New Jersey Social Work Employment

Newark 3,470
New Jersey 13,130

Of the 13,130 social workers employed in New Jersey, 3,470 work in Newark. There has been a 4% decline in the number of social workers in Newark between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Newark has increased.

Newark Vs. New Jersey Social Work employment growth

13,920 14,240 14,290 14,450 13,130
3,630 3,510 3,860 3,810 3,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Newark

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Newark

$52,213 $57,840 $61,850 $56,170 $56,218
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Newark
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Newark

Salaries for social workers in Newark have increased. Newark social workers made $56,218 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Newark was $52,213 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Newark.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Newark

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

Social workers make a median salary of $54,302 per year in Newark. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,355 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Newark

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Newark


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Newark


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Newark


In 2010 approximately 106 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Newark, New Jersey

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