Social Work Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 2 social work schools in Springfield. The trends in Springfield'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:

  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Illinois Social Work Employment

Springfield 910
Illinois 27,230

Of the 27,230 social workers employed in Illinois, 910 work in Springfield. The number of social workers in Springfield has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Social Work employment growth

25,100 25,410 26,420 28,400 27,230
850 800 850 910 910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$41,345 $44,073 $44,743 $43,028 $44,915
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $44,915 per year. The average salary for social workers in Springfield was $41,345 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Springfield

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Social workers in Springfield earn a median salary of $45,992 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,035 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,218 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Springfield

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Springfield social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Springfield


Many of Springfield's social workers are graduates of one of the 2 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Springfield


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Springfield's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 38 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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