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Social Work Schools
In San Jose, California

There is only one social work school in San Jose for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Jose'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

San Jose Vs. California Social Work Employment

San Jose 1,690
California 59,550

Of the 59,550 social workers employed in California, 1,690 work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in San Jose has shrunk by 26%. Overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Social Work employment growth

53,410 55,300 56,800 61,050 59,550
2,270 2,920 2,250 2,020 1,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$51,363 $52,637 $57,360 $55,985 $55,233
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for social workers have increased. San Jose social workers made $55,233 per year, on average, in 2010. Social workers in San Jose made a yearly average salary of $51,363, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in San Jose

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Social workers make a median salary of $53,130 per year in San Jose. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,918 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,128 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in San Jose

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social worker salaries in San Jose are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in San Jose


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

Social Work Programs Offered In San Jose


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 224 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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