Hazelwood, MO has fourteen social work schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lindenwood University, the highest ranked school in this group with a social work program, has a total student population of 10,408. It is the 481st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about social work programs in Hazelwood, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at Lindenwood University such as Mike Jacobsen.
Social Work students from Hazelwood 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. In fact, in the St. Louis-IL area alone, there are 16,720 employed community and social services employees earning an average salary of $40,370. Social workers in this area earn $42,390/yr and there are 460 employed.
Hazelwood lies in St. Louis county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the St. Louis-IL area has 1,301,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $20.63/hr average worker wage, and a $42,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.350 out of every 1000 jobs in Hazelwood are held by social workers, and 12.851/1000 are held by community and social services employees.
Of the 14 social work schools with a 100-mile radius of Hazelwood, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr) for social work students, with Southwestern Illinois College as the lowest, reported at only $4,238/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Hazelwood|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||5.1 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||8.1 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||11.5 miles|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||12.9 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||99.2 miles|