Prescott Valley, AZ (population: 41,046) has eleven social work schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northern Arizona University, the highest ranked school in this group with a social work program, has a total student population of 23,597. It is the 225th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Arizona. To learn more about social work programs in Prescott Valley, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at Northern Arizona University such as Natalie Cawood, Mary Damskey, Rebecca Garrison, and Anne Medill.
Social Work students from Prescott Valley schools who go on to become social work case managers, social workers, social scientists, health and social service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,250 people working as social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,470. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today.
Prescott Valley lies in Yavapai county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Prescott area has 57,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,340 average annual salary.
Of the 11 social work schools with a 100-mile radius of Prescott Valley, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr) for social work students, with Glendale Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,676/yr.
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