Washington Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Washington

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

Schools for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Washington are listed below.

Selected Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools in Washington

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Certificate
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, MA Human Services: Military Resilience, MA Human Services: Christian Ministry, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Psychology - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS Psychology, Master of Science in Psychology - Forensic Psychology, MS Political Science, more...
  • Degrees: Master
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More Washington Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Antioch University Seattle Seattle Doctorate 916
Bastyr University Kenmore Doctorate & First Professional 1,103
Bellevue College Bellevue Bachelor 12,305
Central Washington University Ellensburg Masters 10,505
City University of Seattle Bellevue Masters 3,566
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Clover Park Technical College Lakewood Associate 9,829
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Edmonds Community College Lynnwood Associate 8,435
Gonzaga University Spokane Doctorate & First Professional 6,873
Heritage University Toppenish Masters 1,198
Highline Community College Des Moines Associate 5,859
Lower Columbia College Longview Associate 3,348
Northwest Indian College Bellingham Bachelor 584
Northwest University Kirkland Masters 1,259
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma Masters 3,661
Peninsula College Port Angeles Bachelor 3,180
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Saint Martin's University Lacey Masters 1,605
Seattle Community College-Central Campus Seattle Associate 6,810
Seattle Pacific University Seattle Doctorate 3,842
Seattle University Seattle Doctorate 7,529
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
Spokane Falls Community College Spokane Associate 9,623
University of Puget Sound Tacoma Masters 2,772
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle Doctorate 40,218
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus Tacoma Masters 2,653
Walla Walla University College Place Masters 1,829
Washington State University Pullman Doctorate & First Professional 24,396
Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee Associate 3,150
Western Washington University Bellingham Masters 14,276
Whitman College Walla Walla Bachelor 1,489
Whitworth University Spokane Masters 2,607
Yakima Valley Community College 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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bremerton 30 $53740 0.5
Silverdale 30 $53740 0.5
Kennewick 50 $52090 0.55
Richland 50 $52090 0.55
Olympia 0 $46350 0
Tumwater 0 $46350 0
Seattle 1180 $54380 0.81
Tacoma 1180 $54380 0.81
Bellevue 1180 $54380 0.81
Spokane 440 $49730 2.53
Spokane Valley 440 $49730 2.53
Yakima 60 $51700 0.82
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