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Social Work Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Scranton. The trends in Scranton'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

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

Scranton 1,840
Pennsylvania 36,260

Exactly 1,840 of the 36,260 social workers employed in Pennsylvania, work in Scranton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Scranton has grown by 64%. Overall employment in Scranton has also increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Social Work employment growth

34,820 34,120 34,930 35,800 36,260
1,120 1,600 1,680 1,750 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$32,030 $39,513 $36,290 $42,630 $41,313
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

Salaries for social workers in Scranton have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,313 per year was earned by social workers in Scranton. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Scranton was $32,030 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Scranton is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Scranton

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Social workers in Scranton earn a median salary of $39,742 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,478 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,448 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Scranton

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Scranton


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Scranton


Scranton's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Scranton


Approximately 127 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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