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Social Work Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 3 social work schools in Raleigh. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Raleigh, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Social Work Employment

Raleigh 1,740
North Carolina 19,170

Exactly 1,740 of North Carolina's 19,170 social workers work in Raleigh. The number of social workers in Raleigh has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Raleigh has decreased, overall employment in Raleigh has also decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Social Work employment growth

16,420 16,560 17,930 18,910 19,170
1,780 2,010 2,010 1,690 1,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$41,887 $41,810 $42,420 $43,407 $43,888
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

In Raleigh, salaries for social workers have increased. Raleigh social workers made $43,888 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Raleigh made an average salary of $41,887 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Raleigh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Raleigh

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

Social workers in Raleigh earn a median salary of $43,722 per year. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 90%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,795 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,618 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Raleigh

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Raleigh


There are 3 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Raleigh's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Raleigh


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Raleigh


In 2010 approximately 106 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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