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Social Work Schools
In Salem, Oregon

There is only one social work school in Salem for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Salem, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Social Work Employment

Salem 860
Oregon 8,470

Of the 8,470 social workers employed in Oregon, 860 work in Salem. Between 2006 and 2010, in Salem, there has been a 48% growth in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Salem has increased, overall employment in Salem has also increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Social Work employment growth

8,540 8,170 8,170 8,120 8,470
580 540 680 740 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$43,343 $42,493 $44,928 $44,002 $44,408
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

Salaries for social workers in Salem have increased. In 2010 Salem social workers earned an average yearly salary of $44,408. Social workers in Salem made a yearly average salary of $43,343, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Salem is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Salem

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Social workers in Salem earn a median salary of $44,540 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,368 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,082 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Salem

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Salem


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Salem


Salem's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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