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Social Work Schools
In Waltham, Massachusetts

There is only one social work school in Waltham 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 Waltham, which includes social work training at the social work masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Waltham Vs. Massachusetts Social Work Employment

Waltham 6,430
Massachusetts 14,010

Exactly 6,430 of the 14,010 social workers employed in Massachusetts, work in Waltham. There has been a 21% decline in the number of social workers in Waltham between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Waltham has increased.

Waltham Vs. Massachusetts Social Work employment growth

18,600 21,060 21,960 24,520 14,010
8,180 9,950 10,390 11,800 6,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Waltham

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Waltham

$48,773 $48,545 $50,733 $48,878 $50,480
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Waltham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Waltham

In Waltham, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Waltham social workers earned an average yearly salary of $50,480. Social workers in Waltham made a yearly average salary of $48,773, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Waltham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Waltham

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

Waltham social workers earn a median yearly salary of $50,085. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,648 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 178% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Waltham

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Waltham


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Waltham's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Waltham


Waltham's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Waltham


In 2010 approximately 6 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Waltham, Massachusetts

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