Social Work Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

The city of Louisville has 3 schools where social work faculty can find employment. The trends in Louisville's social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Louisville 2,610
Kentucky 11,020

Of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, 2,610 work in Louisville. There has been a 16% decline in the number of social workers in Louisville between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Louisville has decreased, overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
3,090 3,320 2,970 2,930 2,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$38,008 $38,085 $40,080 $43,960 $47,083
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

Salaries for social workers in Louisville have increased. In 2010 social workers in Louisville reportedly earned an average salary of $47,083 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Louisville was $38,008 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Louisville.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Louisville

10th percentile
$34,045
25th percentile
$40,330
50th percentile
$46,780
75th percentile
$54,335
90th percentile
$61,590

Social workers make a median salary of $46,780 per year in Louisville. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,045 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 81% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Louisville

Human Resources
$36,210
Human Services
$42,344
Social Work
$47,083
Public Health
$56,307
Public Administration
$90,108

Social worker salaries in Louisville are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Louisville

3

Many of Louisville's social workers are graduates of one of the 3 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Louisville

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

Louisville's social work schools offer 6 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Louisville

associate
19
bachelor
39
master
152
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total220

In 2010 approximately 220 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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