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Social Work Schools
In Northfield, Minnesota

The city of Northfield has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Northfield, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Northfield Vs. Minnesota Social Work Employment

Northfield 6,680
Minnesota 10,470

Exactly 6,680 of Minnesota's 10,470 social workers work in Northfield. The number of social workers in Northfield has shrunk by 13% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Northfield has increased.

Northfield Vs. Minnesota Social Work employment growth

12,080 11,620 10,640 10,380 10,470
7,720 7,330 6,950 6,420 6,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Northfield

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Northfield

$47,625 $48,520 $50,958 $53,188 $54,760
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Northfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Northfield

In Northfield, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Northfield reportedly earned an average salary of $54,760 per year. The average salary for social workers in Northfield was $47,625 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Northfield is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Northfield

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Social workers make a median salary of $55,278 per year in Northfield. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 117%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,962 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Northfield

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Northfield


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Northfield's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Northfield


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Northfield's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Northfield


In 2010 approximately 14 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Northfield, Minnesota

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