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Social Work Schools
In Paterson, New Jersey

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


Professional Trends

Paterson Vs. New Jersey Social Work Employment

Paterson 34,350
New Jersey 13,130

Exactly 34,350 of New Jersey's 13,130 social workers work in Paterson. There has been a 4% growth in the number of social workers in Paterson between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Paterson has also increased.

Paterson Vs. New Jersey Social Work employment growth

13,920 14,240 14,290 14,450 13,130
33,140 33,480 35,890 35,490 34,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Paterson

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Paterson

$48,575 $50,540 $52,675 $53,512 $54,275
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Paterson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Paterson

As the number of social workers in Paterson has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 Paterson social workers earned an average yearly salary of $54,275. Social workers in Paterson made a yearly average salary of $48,575, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Paterson.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Paterson

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Social workers make a median salary of $52,585 per year in Paterson. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,692 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 132% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Paterson

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Paterson


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Paterson


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Paterson's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Paterson


In 2010 approximately 32 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Paterson, New Jersey

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