Human Services Schools In West Virginia

Human Services classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited human services schools in West Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human services in the state of West Virginia, which encompasses human services training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services


Schools

  1. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  2. Bethany College in Bethany

    Bethany, West Virginia 26032

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  3. Concord University

    100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712

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  4. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

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  5. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  6. Shepherd University

    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

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  7. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  8. West Virginia Northern Community College

    1704 Market St., Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3699

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  9. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Human Services Employment

West Virginia 5,660
National 913,960

Of all of the human services professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of West Virginia.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In West Virginia

5,300 5,730 6,140 5,670 5,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, human services is a growing field. 360 more human services professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in West Virginia, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of human services professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$32,312 $34,182 $35,546 $29,985 $36,258
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to human services professionals are growing in West Virginia. In 2006 human services professionals made a mean salary of $32,312 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,258 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$25,428
25th percentile
$28,548
50th percentile
$33,968
75th percentile
$41,275
90th percentile
$52,055

Thus, human services professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of West Virginia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of human services. The pay differential between the highest paid human services professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 105%

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Human Services
$36,258
Mental Health
$26,854
Public Administration
$61,630
Public Health
$54,163
Social Work
$43,210
Sociology
$52,660

Human services professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
1
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

As the number of human services professionals is increasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited human services schools in West Virginia state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 232 human services graduates from human services courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 211 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia by 9%. Most of these graduates, or 70%, earned an bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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