Social Work Schools In Mississippi

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited social work schools in Mississippi. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work training in Mississippi, 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


Schools

  1. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  3. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  4. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  5. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  6. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  7. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  8. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  10. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  11. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  13. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  14. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  15. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Social Work Employment

Mississippi 5,600
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Mississippi

4,360 4,370 5,260 5,840 5,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of social work is growing. In 2010 there were 1,240 more social workers working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. Thus, in Mississippi, this field has grown by 28% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for social workers which shows a 10% increase in the number of social workers working around the nation.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$38,788 $40,863 $41,265 $40,118 $38,410
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of social workers is growing, the salaries paid to social workers are decreasing in Mississippi. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $38,788 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,410 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Mississippi

10th percentile
$23,362
25th percentile
$27,245
50th percentile
$39,568
75th percentile
$47,162
90th percentile
$55,268

This represents a 1% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 137% pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of social work in Mississippi.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Mississippi

Human Resources
$52,220
Human Services
$34,483
Public Administration
$67,010
Public Health
$50,983
Social Work
$38,410

In Mississippi, social workers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi

associate
7
bachelor
8
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited social work schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006, 399 students graduated from social work courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 400 students graduated.

Thus there was a 0% percent increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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