Toms River has a general population of 86,327 and an overall student population of 11,335. Approximately 10,415 of Toms River's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Toms River, by student population, is Ocean County College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Social Work program at Ocean County College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Toms River's social work schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,098 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for social work related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Toms River after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Toms River, which is the most popular social work profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 social workers in New Jersey were working in the greater Toms River area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Toms River will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Toms River is $55,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.