Joliet has a general population of 106,221 and an overall student population of 18,860. Approximately 3,352 of Joliet's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Joliet, the largest social work school, by student population, is University of St Francis. In 2010, University of St Francis graduated approximately 21 students from its social work program.
A reported 21 students graduated with credentials in social work in Joliet in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Joliet, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,698.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,118.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Joliet, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 13,520 social workers in Illinois. Of these social workers, 8,630 were working in the greater Joliet area. The number of social workers in Joliet 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 Joliet is $51,660 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.