With an overall population of 23,462 and a student population of 5,674, approximately 5,674 of Park Forest students attend one of Park Forest's schools that offer social work programs.
Park Forest's largest social work school is Governors State University. In 2010, Governors State University graduated approximately 72 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a social work degree in Park Forest.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Park Forest, 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 Park Forest area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Park Forest will 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 Park Forest is $51,660 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.