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In Tempe, Arizona

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Tempe. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Tempe, which includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Professional Trends

Tempe Vs. Arizona Social Work Employment

Tempe 6,430
Arizona 10,610

Exactly 6,430 of Arizona's 10,610 social workers work in Tempe. There has been a 68% growth in the number of social workers in Tempe between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for social workers in Tempe has increased, overall employment in Tempe has also increased.

Tempe Vs. Arizona Social Work employment growth

7,050 7,420 8,310 10,570 10,610
3,830 4,290 4,870 6,350 6,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tempe

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Tempe

$40,253 $43,393 $42,958 $44,640 $45,693
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Tempe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tempe

Salaries for social workers in Tempe have increased. In 2010 social workers in Tempe reportedly earned an average salary of $45,693 per year. The average salary for social workers in Tempe was $40,253 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Tempe is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Tempe

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Social workers make a median salary of $44,490 per year in Tempe. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,128 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,462 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Tempe

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Tempe


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Tempe


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Tempe


In 2010 approximately 408 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Tempe, Arizona

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