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Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Tuscaloosa. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Tuscaloosa, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Social Work Employment

Tuscaloosa 670
Alabama 7,450

Exactly 670 of the 7,450 social workers employed in Alabama, work in Tuscaloosa. The number of social workers in Tuscaloosa has grown by 43% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Tuscaloosa has increased, overall employment in Tuscaloosa has decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Social Work employment growth

5,670 7,720 7,770 7,720 7,450
470 710 730 No data 670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$32,363 $33,377 $36,793 No data $40,563
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

As the number of social workers in Tuscaloosa has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 social workers in Tuscaloosa reportedly earned an average salary of $40,563 per year. Social workers in Tuscaloosa made a yearly average salary of $32,363, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Tuscaloosa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Tuscaloosa

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Social workers in Tuscaloosa make a median yearly salary of $38,777. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 103%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,723 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $56,173 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Tuscaloosa


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Tuscaloosa


Approximately 209 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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