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Social Work Schools
In Reno, Nevada

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


Professional Trends

Reno Vs. Nevada Social Work Employment

Reno 320
Nevada 4,030

Exactly 320 of the 4,030 social workers employed in Nevada, work in Reno. Between 2006 and 2010, in Reno, there has been a 59% decline in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Reno has also decreased.

Reno Vs. Nevada Social Work employment growth

3,370 3,340 3,750 4,010 4,030
790 740 750 240 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Reno

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Reno

$49,367 $51,497 $54,210 $56,400 $55,480
$37,910 $38,980 $40,110 $41,440 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Reno
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Reno

Salaries for social workers in Reno have increased. In 2010 social workers in Reno reportedly earned an average salary of $55,480 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Reno was $49,367 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Reno.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Reno

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers make a median salary of $55,475 per year in Reno. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 77% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Reno

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Reno


Many of Reno's social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Reno


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Reno's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Reno


Approximately 83 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Reno, Nevada

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