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Social Work Schools in Park Forest, Illinois

Social Work Schools in Park Forest, IL

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.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook 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.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Park Forest
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Governors State UniversityGovernors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate