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Social Work Schools
In South Orange, New Jersey

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


Professional Trends

South Orange Vs. New Jersey Social Work Employment

South Orange 3,470
New Jersey 13,130

Exactly 3,470 of the 13,130 social workers employed in New Jersey, work in South Orange. There has been a 4% decline in the number of social workers in South Orange between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in South Orange has decreased, overall employment in South Orange has increased.

South Orange Vs. New Jersey Social Work employment growth

13,920 14,240 14,290 14,450 13,130
3,630 3,510 3,860 3,810 3,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: South Orange

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in South Orange

$52,213 $57,840 $61,850 $56,170 $56,218
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in South Orange
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Orange

Salaries for social workers in South Orange have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,218 per year was earned by social workers in South Orange. The average salary for social workers in South Orange was $52,213 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in South Orange is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in South Orange

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South Orange social workers earn a median yearly salary of $54,302. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,355 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,558 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in South Orange

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in South Orange


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

Social Work Programs Offered In South Orange


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In South Orange


Approximately 7 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in South Orange, New Jersey

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