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Social Work Schools In Wyoming

There are 3 accredited social work schools in Wyoming for faculty who teach social work classes to choose from. The trends in Wyoming's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


  1. Casper College

    125 College Dr, Casper, Wyoming 82601-4699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Western Wyoming Community College

    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Wyoming

    Corner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, Wyoming 82071

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Social Work Employment

Wyoming 1,280
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Wyoming.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Wyoming

1,220 1,300 1,340 1,440 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is growing in Wyoming. In 2010 there were 60 more social workers working in Wyoming than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has grown by 5%. This is slower than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$35,183 $37,818 $40,582 $44,010 $46,025
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in Wyoming. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $35,183 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,025 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Wyoming

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This represents a growth in salaries of 24%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Wyoming state, within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid social workers earn 127% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Wyoming

Human Resources
Human Services
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

In Wyoming, social workers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in Wyoming


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited social work schools in Wyoming is decreasing. In 2006 there were 92 social work graduates from social work courses in Wyoming and in 2010 there were 73 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Wyoming by 21%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a associate's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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