With an overall population of 94,487 and a student population of 13,102, approximately 11,704 of Elgin students attend one of Elgin's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Elgin, the largest social work school, by student population, is Elgin Community College. In 2010, Elgin Community College graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a social work degree in Elgin. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,194 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for social work related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Elgin, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 13,520 social workers in Illinois, 8,630 were working in the greater Elgin area. The number of social workers in Elgin is expected to increase by 8% 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 Elgin is $51,660 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.