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Social Work Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence 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 Providence, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Social Work Employment

Providence 4,650
Rhode Island 3,690

Of the 3,690 social workers employed in Rhode Island, 4,650 work in Providence. The number of social workers in Providence has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Providence has increased, overall employment in Providence has also increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Social Work employment growth

3,360 3,540 3,850 3,720 3,690
4,100 4,450 4,520 4,610 4,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$42,985 $45,483 $51,685 $53,380 $54,080
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

In Providence, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Providence reportedly earned an average salary of $54,080 per year. The average salary for social workers in Providence was $42,985 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Providence.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Providence

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers in Providence make a median yearly salary of $53,280. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,205 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,902 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Providence

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Providence


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Providence


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Providence's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Providence


Approximately 165 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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