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Social Work Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

The city of Richmond has 2 schools where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Richmond'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

Richmond Vs. Virginia Social Work Employment

Richmond 30
Virginia 14,460

Exactly 30 of the 14,460 social workers employed in Virginia, work in Richmond. Between 2006 and 2010, in Richmond, there has been a 25% decline in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Richmond has decreased, overall employment in Richmond has increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Social Work employment growth

14,080 14,260 15,410 14,380 14,460
40 80 150 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$33,185 $31,710 $34,435 No data $41,550
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

As the number of social workers in Richmond has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Richmond reportedly earned an average salary of $41,550 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Richmond made an average salary of $33,185 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Richmond

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Social workers in Richmond make a median yearly salary of $41,840. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,275 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,070 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Richmond

Human Services
Social Work
Human Resources
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Richmond


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Richmond


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Richmond


In 2010 approximately 306 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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