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Social Work Schools
In San Francisco, California

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in San Francisco. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in San Francisco, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Social Work Employment

San Francisco 3,510
California 59,550

Of the 59,550 social workers employed in California, 3,510 work in San Francisco. The number of social workers in San Francisco has grown by 23% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Social Work employment growth

53,410 55,300 56,800 61,050 59,550
2,850 3,080 3,260 3,740 3,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$51,333 $50,093 $52,438 $54,912 $57,678
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,678 per year was earned by social workers in San Francisco. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in San Francisco made an average salary of $51,333 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in San Francisco

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

Social workers in San Francisco earn a median salary of $56,422 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,945 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,728 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in San Francisco

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in San Francisco


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

Social Work Programs Offered In San Francisco


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In San Francisco


In 2010 approximately 84 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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