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Social Work Professors in Washington

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19.0% Jobs Projection
$69,250 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Social Work Professors in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Social Work Professors in Washington is growing faster than average.

  • Social Work Professors in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Social Work Professors Work in Washington?

In 2018, there were 170 Social Work Professors working in the state.

There were 180 Social Work Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 150 Social Work Professors working in it, which means Washington has more Social Work Professors than average.


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Social Work Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 19.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 250 jobs for Washington Social Work Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,300 annual jobs and 16,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Social Work Professors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Social Work Professors ranged from $40,280 to $160,230 with $69,250 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Washington Metros for Social Work Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Social Work Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 320 $69,360
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 140 $75,410

Top States for Social Work Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Social Work Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,760 $78,140
Illinois 840 $51,610
Pennsylvania 720 $59,890
Texas 610 $68,740
Ohio 580 $69,670
North Carolina 560 $63,730
New Jersey 560 $71,930
Michigan 510 $64,100
Minnesota 500 $67,490
Massachusetts 440 $68,580
Oregon 350 $69,430
Virginia 310 $0
Colorado 290 $60,210
Indiana 230 $68,460
California 220 $95,140
Maryland 200 $89,360
Washington 170 $69,250
Kentucky 160 $59,910
Tennessee 150 $58,880
Missouri 150 $71,280

Below are the states where Social Work Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $95,140
Maryland $89,360
Kansas $80,280
Utah $78,380
New York $78,140
New Hampshire $75,330
Delaware $75,100
New Jersey $71,930
Missouri $71,280
Hawaii $70,960

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