Wilson has a total population of 44,405 and a student population of 3,319. Of these students, 1,150 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Barton College is the largest social work school in Wilson, based on student population. In 2010, Barton College graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Wilson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,648 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,012 per year, on average, for room and board at Wilson-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,498.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Wilson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,240 social workers in North Carolina, 1,010 were working in the greater Wilson area. Wilson's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Wilson, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.