Social Work in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Social Work Programs in Wyoming


Approximately 0.5% of graduates in of Wyoming receive social work degrees every year. That means an estimated 73 social workers graduate from Wyoming's 3 social work schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a social work program is University of Wyoming. University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Laramie. 61 students graduated with a degree in social work from University of Wyoming in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Wyoming was $3,927 per year.

Western Wyoming Community College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a social work program. It is located in Rock Springs. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Western Wyoming Community College social work program. The tuition rate at Western Wyoming Community College was $1,994 per year.

Casper College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a social work program. It is located in Casper. In 2010, Casper College graduated 11 students from its social work programs. Tuition at Casper College was $1,848 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wyoming social work school, average tuition will be $2,590 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,848 per year to $3,927 per year. In 2010, the following Wyoming social work schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  3. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year

The social work schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Wyoming were:

  1. Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
  2. Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
  3. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year

A social work degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

Most people who graduate from social work school in Wyoming go on to work as a social worker. If you decide to work as a social worker in Wyoming, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 200 Wyoming social workers as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming social workers:

  1. Natrona County - 50 social workers
  2. Albany County - 40 social workers
  3. Big Horn County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of social workers in the state of Wyoming will grow to 270. This would require a 29% growth in the profession.

Salary

A social worker in Wyoming earns $46,600 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Wyoming social workers earned as little as less than $18,740 per year or as much as more than $65,200 per year. On average a social worker earns the most in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Big Horn County - $53,210 per year
  2. Natrona County - $47,710 per year
  3. Albany County - $32,270 per year

The Wyoming counties with the lowest average salary for social workers are:

  1. Albany County - $32,270 per year
  2. Natrona County - $47,710 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $53,210 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in social work. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as human resources or social work.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Social Work in Wyoming
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Social Work in Wyoming

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
7,048 miles from location Casper College Casper WY 19.9409 n/a 4,478
7,211 miles from location Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs WY 29.2898 n/a 4,079
 

Curious what studying Social Work gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wyoming

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Child, Family, and School Social Workers + 630 $44,140 8.6%
2
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 280 $42,680 47.4%
3
Healthcare Social Workers + 200 $46,600 53.8%
4
Social Workers, All Other + 170 $50,680
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are social work related jobs in Wyoming