Portland is located in Clackamas county and has a population of 529,121.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in social work schools in Portland during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $18,618.00. The average tuition was $20,093.00 for non-residents studying in Oregon.
Books and supplies for social work schools in Portland cost an average of $1,380.00. Students living on campus at social work schools in Portland paid an average of $7,585.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $4,820.00. There are four social work colleges in Portland from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 232 students completed social work programs in Portland.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors||$40,520.00||910|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$43,350.00||230|
|Mental Health Counselors||$49,970.00||1,160|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||$38,750.00||1,650|
|Medical and Public Health Social Workers||$59,230.00||700|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||$37,740.00||1,050|