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Social Work Schools
In Tampa, Florida

The city of Tampa has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Tampa, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tampa Vs. Florida Social Work Employment

Tampa 3,220
Florida 21,640

Exactly 3,220 of Florida's 21,640 social workers work in Tampa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Tampa has shrunk by 20%. As the number of social workers in Tampa has decreased, overall employment in Tampa has increased.

Tampa Vs. Florida Social Work employment growth

24,740 23,740 23,440 22,410 21,640
4,050 3,860 3,810 3,260 3,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Tampa

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Tampa

$37,808 $39,570 $40,448 $42,462 $44,078
$36,070 $37,530 $39,140 $40,590 $41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Tampa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tampa

As the number of social workers in Tampa has shrunk, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,078 per year was earned by social workers in Tampa. The average salary for social workers in Tampa was $37,808 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tampa.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Tampa

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

Tampa social workers earn a median yearly salary of $43,898. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 151%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,132 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,098 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Tampa

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Tampa


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Tampa


Tampa's social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Tampa


Approximately 243 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Tampa, Florida

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