Dobbs Ferry has a total population of 10,622 and a student population of 9,673. Of these students, 9,673 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Dobbs Ferry, by student population, is Mercy College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Mercy College with credentials in social work.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Dobbs Ferry in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,490 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Dobbs Ferry. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,812 per year, on average, for room and board at Dobbs Ferry-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,710.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Dobbs Ferry, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 24,720 social workers in New York, 14,960 were working in the greater Dobbs Ferry area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Dobbs Ferry will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Dobbs Ferry is $45,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.
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