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Social Work Schools
In Whittier, California

The city of Whittier has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Whittier's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Social Work Employment

Whittier 19,060
California 59,550

Exactly 19,060 of the 59,550 social workers employed in California, work in Whittier. Between 2006 and 2010, in Whittier, there has been a 35% growth in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Whittier has increased, overall employment in Whittier has also increased.

Whittier Vs. California Social Work employment growth

53,410 55,300 56,800 61,050 59,550
14,170 14,440 16,150 20,250 19,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Whittier

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$45,205 $48,970 $51,240 $52,700 $53,545
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

In Whittier, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Whittier social workers earned an average yearly salary of $53,545. The average salary for social workers in Whittier was $45,205 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Whittier is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Whittier

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Social workers make a median salary of $51,028 per year in Whittier. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 166%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,295 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Whittier

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Social worker salaries in Whittier are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Whittier


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Whittier


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Whittier's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Whittier


Approximately 8 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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