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Social Work Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

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


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Social Work Employment

Worcester 2,350
Massachusetts 14,010

Exactly 2,350 of Massachusetts' 14,010 social workers work in Worcester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Worcester has grown by 44%. As the employment for social workers in Worcester has increased, overall employment in Worcester has also increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Social Work employment growth

18,600 21,060 21,960 24,520 14,010
1,630 1,500 1,990 1,920 2,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$41,083 $41,783 $40,100 $43,712 $41,805
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

As the number of social workers in Worcester has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. Worcester social workers made $41,805 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for social workers in Worcester was $41,083 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Worcester.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Worcester

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

Social workers in Worcester make a median yearly salary of $38,868. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,195 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,495 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Worcester

Human Services
Social Work
Human Resources
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Worcester


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Worcester


Worcester's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Worcester


In 2010 approximately 29 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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