Dixon has a total population of 15,941 and a student population of 2,504. Of these students, 2,504 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Dixon's largest social work school is Sauk Valley Community College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Sauk Valley Community College with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a social work degree in Dixon. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Dixon was $2,923 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,487 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Dixon.
If you plan on staying in Dixon after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Dixon, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, of the 5,060 social workers in Illinois, 290 were working in the greater Dixon area. The number of social workers in Dixon is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Dixon is $36,130 per year, which is lower than the average for social workers state-wide.