Social Work Schools
In Santa Fe, New Mexico

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

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Santa Fe Vs. New Mexico Social Work Employment

Santa Fe 380
New Mexico 5,900

Exactly 380 of the 5,900 social workers employed in New Mexico, work in Santa Fe. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Fe, there has been a 73% growth in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Santa Fe has increased, overall employment in Santa Fe has also increased.

Santa Fe Vs. New Mexico Social Work employment growth

5,970 5,460 6,300 4,790 5,900
220 600 830 340 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Fe

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Santa Fe

$38,565 $34,837 $30,750 $38,167 $41,110
$36,510 $36,480 $38,740 $42,010 $42,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Santa Fe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Fe

In Santa Fe, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,110 per year was earned by social workers in Santa Fe. Social workers in Santa Fe made a yearly average salary of $38,565, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Fe.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Santa Fe

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Social workers in Santa Fe make a median yearly salary of $37,613. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,960 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,133 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Santa Fe

Human Services
Social Work
Human Resources
Public Health

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Santa Fe


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Santa Fe


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Santa Fe


Approximately 15 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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