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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Bedford, Brockton and Barnstable
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Framingham, Lowell and Haverhill
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lowell, Barnstable and Lawrence

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  • Master of Social Work - Community Specialization
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  • Master of Social Work - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
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  • Masters of Social Work
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At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Programs
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Winthrop University is a public, comprehensive university located just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a rich tradition spanning more than 130 years.

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More Massachusetts Health Social Workers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Amherst
Bachelor
1,683
Paxton
Masters
1,244
Worcester
Masters
2,872
South Lancaster
Masters
562
Great Barrington
Bachelor
403
Longmeadow
Masters
1,603
Worcester
Bachelor
1,800
Chestnut Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
14,621
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Waltham
Doctorate
5,333
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
Cambridge
Doctorate
5,355
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Chicopee
Masters
1,258
Worcester
Bachelor
2,847
Milton
Masters
3,182
Franklin
Bachelor
1,302
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Boston
Masters
2,467
Beverly
Masters
3,710
Boston
Bachelor
1,225
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Framingham
Masters
5,903
Wenham
Masters
1,648
Greenfield
Associate
2,236
Amherst
Bachelor
1,431
Cambridge
Doctorate
25,690
Holyoke
Associate
6,461
Newton
Masters
1,403
North Adams
Masters
1,841
North Andover
Masters
2,098
South Hadley
Masters
2,204
Brookline
Bachelor
1,202
Dudley
Masters
1,477
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Chestnut Hill
Masters
472
Quincy
Associate
3,932
Weston
Doctorate
1,511
Boston
Doctorate
4,733
Northampton
Doctorate
3,065
Easton
Bachelor
2,450
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Medford
Doctorate & First Professional
9,758
Amherst
Doctorate
25,873
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
North Dartmouth
Doctorate
9,080
Lowell
Doctorate
11,635
Wellesley
Bachelor
2,380
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Norton
Bachelor
1,657
Boston
Masters
1,086
Williamstown
Masters
2,073
Worcester
Doctorate
4,158
Worcester
Masters
5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Health Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Health 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 210 $58,790
Leominster-Gardner 300 $50,770
New Bedford 1180 $40,300
Pittsfield 250 $55,720

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