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Social Work Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

There is only one social work school in Petersburg for faculty to choose from. The trends in Petersburg's 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

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Social Work Employment

Petersburg 3,350
Virginia 14,460

Exactly 3,350 of the 14,460 social workers employed in Virginia, work in Petersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Petersburg has grown by 46%. As the employment for social workers in Petersburg has increased, overall employment in Petersburg has also increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Social Work employment growth

14,080 14,260 15,410 14,380 14,460
2,300 2,490 2,910 2,900 3,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$45,450 $48,410 $49,700 $48,635 $47,725
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

Salaries for social workers in Petersburg have increased. Petersburg social workers made $47,725 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Petersburg was $45,450 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Petersburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Petersburg

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90th percentile

Social workers in Petersburg make a median yearly salary of $47,722. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,510 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 110% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Petersburg

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social worker salaries in Petersburg are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Petersburg


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Petersburg

No data at this time.

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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Petersburg

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Social Work Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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