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Fast Facts for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Mount Vernon, Yakima and Spokane
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kennewick, Seattle and Bellingham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Spokane and Yakima

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kennewick, Seattle and Spokane

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Programs
  • MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • Human Service Certificates in Child and Family Services
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • M.A. Psychology, Counseling Specialization
  • Several institutional scholarship opportunities are available to students who qualify.
  • Features several learning model options, including online, residency, and hybrid options.
  • Offers graduate degree programs in organizational leadership, mind-body medicine, psychology and human science.
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • Three teaching locations in Seattle, Washington and Houston, Texas, with the university headquarters located in San Francisco, California.
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Programs
  • MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization
  • MA in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization
  • MA in Human Services
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.

More Washington Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Seattle
Doctorate
916
Kenmore
Doctorate & First Professional
1,103
Bellevue
Bachelor
12,305
Ellensburg
Masters
10,505
Bellevue
Masters
3,566
Vancouver
Associate
9,705
Lakewood
Associate
9,829
Pasco
Associate
6,393
Cheney
Doctorate
10,686
Lynnwood
Associate
8,435
Spokane
Doctorate & First Professional
6,873
Toppenish
Masters
1,198
Des Moines
Associate
5,859
Longview
Associate
3,348
Bellingham
Bachelor
584
Kirkland
Masters
1,259
Bremerton
Bachelor
6,623
Tacoma
Masters
3,661
Port Angeles
Bachelor
3,180
Lakewood
Associate
7,504
Lacey
Masters
1,605
Seattle
Associate
6,810
Seattle
Doctorate
3,842
Seattle
Doctorate
7,529
Mount Vernon
Associate
5,727
Spokane
Associate
9,623
Tacoma
Masters
2,772
Seattle
Doctorate
40,218
Tacoma
Masters
2,653
College Place
Masters
1,829
Pullman
Doctorate & First Professional
24,396
Wenatchee
Associate
3,150
Bellingham
Masters
14,276
Walla Walla
Bachelor
1,489
Spokane
Masters
2,607
Yakima
Associate
4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Kennewick 50 $50,190
Richland 50 $50,190
Olympia 50 $41,970
Tumwater 50 $41,970
Seattle 1400 $50,880
Tacoma 1400 $50,880
Bellevue 1400 $50,880
Spokane 450 $47,790
Spokane Valley 450 $47,790
Yakima 40 $55,100

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