Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Pocatello's largest social work school is Idaho State University. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Pocatello's social work schools. If you decide to attend one of Pocatello's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in instate tuition and $24,894 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 social workers in Idaho were working in the greater Pocatello area. Pocatello's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 31% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Pocatello is $34,360 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.
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