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Social Work Schools
In Sacramento, California

In Sacramento, there is only one social work school where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Sacramento'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

Sacramento Vs. California Social Work Employment

Sacramento 4,180
California 59,550

Of the 59,550 social workers employed in California, 4,180 work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Sacramento has grown by 61%. As the number of social workers in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Social Work employment growth

53,410 55,300 56,800 61,050 59,550
2,600 4,040 4,520 3,820 4,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$46,183 $49,580 $50,793 $50,782 $50,595
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for social workers have increased. Sacramento social workers made $50,595 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Sacramento made an average salary of $46,183 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Sacramento

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

Social workers in Sacramento make a median yearly salary of $48,745. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,455 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,768 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Sacramento

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Sacramento


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Sacramento's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Sacramento


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 210 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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