Florence has a total population of 30,248 and a student population of 9,199. Of these students, 5,242 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Florence, the largest social work school, by student population, is Florence-Darlington Technical College. In 2010, Florence-Darlington Technical College graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Florence in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Florence was $3,302 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,056 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Florence.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Florence, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,610 social workers in South Carolina, 310 were working in the greater Florence area. The number of social workers in Florence is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Florence, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.