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Social Work Schools
In Palos Heights, Illinois

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Palos Heights. The trends in Palos Heights' social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Palos Heights Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Palos Heights 17,480
Illinois 27,230

Exactly 17,480 of the 27,230 social workers employed in Illinois, work in Palos Heights. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Palos Heights has grown by 17%. Overall employment in Palos Heights has also increased.

Palos Heights Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
14,900 15,070 15,760 18,120 17,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Palos Heights

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Palos Heights

$43,783 $48,428 $51,895 $50,658 $50,948
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Palos Heights
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palos Heights

As the number of social workers in Palos Heights has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 Palos Heights social workers earned an average yearly salary of $50,948. The average salary for social workers in Palos Heights was $43,783 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Palos Heights is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Palos Heights

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Social workers make a median salary of $48,802 per year in Palos Heights. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,795 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 185% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Palos Heights

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Palos Heights


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Palos Heights


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Palos Heights' social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Palos Heights


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Palos Heights, Illinois

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