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Social Work Schools
In Ruidoso, New Mexico

In Ruidoso, there is only one social work school 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 Ruidoso, which encompasses social work training at the social work certificate level.


Professional Trends

Ruidoso Vs. New Mexico Social Work Employment

Ruidoso 500
New Mexico 5,900

Exactly 500 of the 5,900 social workers employed in New Mexico, work in Ruidoso. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ruidoso, there has been a 9% decline in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Ruidoso has increased.

Ruidoso Vs. New Mexico Social Work employment growth

5,970 5,460 6,300 4,790 5,900
550 570 480 No data 500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Ruidoso

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Ruidoso

$34,810 $39,767 $45,227 No data $46,610
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Ruidoso
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruidoso

In Ruidoso, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,610 per year was earned by social workers in Ruidoso. Social workers in Ruidoso made a yearly average salary of $34,810, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ruidoso.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Ruidoso

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Social workers make a median salary of $44,440 per year in Ruidoso. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 143%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,637 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,187 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Ruidoso

Public Administration
Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health

On average social worker salaries in Ruidoso are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Ruidoso


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Ruidoso


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Ruidoso's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Ruidoso


In 2010 approximately 2 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Ruidoso, New Mexico

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