With an overall population of 121,578 and a student population of 8,257, approximately 4,280 of Hartford students attend one of Hartford's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Hartford, by student population, is Capital Community College. In 2010, approximately 29 students graduated from the Social Work program at Capital Community College.
A reported 29 students graduated with credentials in social work in Hartford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,200 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for social work related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Hartford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,800 social workers in Connecticut. Of these social workers, 2,200 were working in the greater Hartford area. Hartford's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Hartford is $64,800 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.