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In Poughkeepsie, New York

The city of Poughkeepsie has 2 schools where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Poughkeepsie, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Social Work Employment

Poughkeepsie 1,360
New York 55,990

Exactly 1,360 of the 55,990 social workers employed in New York, work in Poughkeepsie. The number of social workers in Poughkeepsie has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Poughkeepsie has also increased.

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Social Work employment growth

53,960 55,740 59,890 58,650 55,990
1,240 1,260 1,380 1,330 1,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Poughkeepsie

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Poughkeepsie

$49,243 $51,103 $52,488 $53,345 $54,263
$41,180 $42,500 $44,110 $45,480 $46,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Poughkeepsie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Poughkeepsie

Salaries for social workers in Poughkeepsie have increased. In 2010 social workers in Poughkeepsie reportedly earned an average salary of $54,263 per year. Social workers in Poughkeepsie made a yearly average salary of $49,243, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Poughkeepsie is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Poughkeepsie

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Social workers make a median salary of $53,062 per year in Poughkeepsie. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 144%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,228 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,708 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Poughkeepsie

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Poughkeepsie


Many of Poughkeepsie's social workers are graduates of one of the 2 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Poughkeepsie


Poughkeepsie's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Poughkeepsie


Approximately 24 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Poughkeepsie, New York

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