Lacey has a total population of 31,226 and a student population of 1,672. Of these students, 1,672 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Lacey's largest social work school is Saint Martin's University. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Martin's University with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Lacey's social work schools. If you decide to attend a social work school in Lacey, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,182.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Lacey-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Lacey, your job prospects are average. There were 3,730 social workers working in Washington State and 120 working in the greater Lacey area in 2010. The government projects that the number of social workers in Lacey will increase by 9% 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 Lacey is $55,040 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.