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Social Work Schools
In Saint Louis, Missouri

There are 4 social work schools in Saint Louis for faculty to choose from. The trends in Saint Louis' 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

Saint Louis Vs. Missouri Social Work Employment

Saint Louis 7,850
Missouri 16,640

Exactly 7,850 of Missouri's 16,640 social workers work in Saint Louis. There has been a 53% growth in the number of social workers in Saint Louis between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Saint Louis has also increased.

Saint Louis Vs. Missouri Social Work employment growth

10,700 11,940 12,290 15,400 16,640
5,130 5,590 5,790 7,170 7,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Saint Louis

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Saint Louis

$39,145 $40,893 $42,518 $40,355 $40,830
$38,930 $40,630 $42,230 $42,900 $43,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Saint Louis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Saint Louis

In Saint Louis, salaries for social workers have increased. Saint Louis social workers made $40,830 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Saint Louis made an average salary of $39,145 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Saint Louis is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Saint Louis

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Saint Louis social workers earn a median yearly salary of $37,248. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 149%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,262 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,968 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Saint Louis

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Saint Louis


Many of Saint Louis' social workers are graduates of one of the 4 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Saint Louis


Saint Louis' social work schools offer 7 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Saint Louis


In 2010 approximately 425 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Saint Louis, Missouri

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