Hackettstown has a total population of 10,403 and a student population of 2,939. Of these students, 2,939 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Hackettstown's largest social work school is Centenary College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Social Work program at Centenary College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a social work degree in Hackettstown. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Hackettstown was $26,534 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hackettstown-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $9,434 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,084.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Hackettstown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 9,800 social workers in New Jersey, 980 were working in the greater Hackettstown area. Hackettstown's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 9% 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 Hackettstown is $37,770 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.