With an overall population of 124,523 and a student population of 12,079, approximately 11,944 of Mesquite students attend one of Mesquite's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Mesquite, the largest social work school, by student population, is Eastfield College. In 2010, Eastfield College graduated approximately 10 students from its social work program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Mesquite in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,230 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for social work related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Mesquite after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Mesquite, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, of the 17,090 social workers in Texas, 2,440 were working in the greater Mesquite area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Mesquite will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Mesquite is $39,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.