Social Work Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

There is only one social work school in Phoenix for faculty to choose from. The trends in Phoenix's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Social Work Employment

Phoenix 6,430
Arizona 10,610

Exactly 6,430 of Arizona's 10,610 social workers work in Phoenix. Between 2006 and 2010, in Phoenix, there has been a 68% growth in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Phoenix has increased, overall employment in Phoenix has also increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Social Work employment growth

7,050 7,420 8,310 10,570 10,610
3,830 4,290 4,870 6,350 6,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$40,253 $43,393 $42,958 $44,640 $45,693
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

In Phoenix, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Phoenix social workers earned an average yearly salary of $45,693. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Phoenix was $40,253 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Phoenix is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Phoenix

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Phoenix social workers earn a median yearly salary of $44,490. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,128 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Phoenix

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social workers in Phoenix earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Phoenix.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Phoenix


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Phoenix


Phoenix's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Phoenix


Approximately 9 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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