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Social Work Schools
In Northampton, Massachusetts

There is only one social work school in Northampton for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Northampton, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Northampton Vs. Massachusetts Social Work Employment

Northampton 2,520
Massachusetts 14,010

Of the 14,010 social workers employed in Massachusetts, 2,520 work in Northampton. The number of social workers in Northampton has grown by 31% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Northampton has also increased.

Northampton Vs. Massachusetts Social Work employment growth

18,600 21,060 21,960 24,520 14,010
1,920 1,970 2,010 2,050 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Northampton

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Northampton

$47,258 $46,870 $47,480 $54,695 $52,535
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Northampton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Northampton

As the number of social workers in Northampton has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 social workers in Northampton reportedly earned an average salary of $52,535 per year. The average salary for social workers in Northampton was $47,258 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Northampton.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Northampton

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

Social workers make a median salary of $51,270 per year in Northampton. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,392 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 108% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Northampton

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Social worker salaries in Northampton are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Northampton


Many of Northampton's social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Northampton


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Northampton


Approximately 120 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Northampton, Massachusetts

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