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Social Work Schools
In Rochester, New York

In Rochester, there are 3 social work schools where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Rochester, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Social Work Employment

Rochester 3,040
New York 55,990

Of the 55,990 social workers employed in New York, 3,040 work in Rochester. The number of social workers in Rochester has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of social workers in Rochester has increased, overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Social Work employment growth

53,960 55,740 59,890 58,650 55,990
2,770 2,870 3,070 3,250 3,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$42,365 $43,418 $45,380 $45,498 $44,383
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

In Rochester, salaries for social workers have increased. Rochester social workers made $44,383 per year, on average, in 2010. Social workers in Rochester made a yearly average salary of $42,365, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Rochester

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

Social workers make a median salary of $43,590 per year in Rochester. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 103%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,210 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,202 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Rochester

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Social worker salaries in Rochester are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Rochester


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Rochester


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Rochester's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 178 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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