With an overall population of 58,211 and a student population of 14,761, approximately 6,573 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer social work programs.
Clover Park Technical College is the largest social work school in Lakewood, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Social Work program at Clover Park Technical College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a social work certificate in Lakewood. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Lakewood was $3,859 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for social work related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Lakewood, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 social workers in Washington State were working in the greater Lakewood area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Lakewood will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Lakewood, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,040 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.