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Social Work Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

There are 2 social work schools in Springfield for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Springfield, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Missouri Social Work Employment

Springfield 1,120
Missouri 16,640

Exactly 1,120 of Missouri's 16,640 social workers work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Springfield has grown by 45%. As the number of social workers in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Social Work employment growth

10,700 11,940 12,290 15,400 16,640
770 980 1,040 1,190 1,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$31,690 $27,975 $29,075 $31,957 $33,778
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

As the number of social workers in Springfield has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 social workers in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $33,778 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Springfield made an average salary of $31,690 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Springfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Springfield

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers in Springfield make a median yearly salary of $32,600. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,045 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 89% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Springfield

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

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 are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Springfield's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 72 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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