Social Work Schools
In Beckley, West Virginia

The city of Beckley has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Beckley, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Beckley Vs. West Virginia Social Work Employment

Beckley 930
West Virginia 4,800

Of the 4,800 social workers employed in West Virginia, 930 work in Beckley. Between 2006 and 2010, in Beckley, there has been a 31% decline in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Beckley has increased.

Beckley Vs. West Virginia Social Work employment growth

5,240 5,190 7,690 5,320 4,800
1,350 1,140 470 No data 930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Beckley

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Beckley

$27,897 $30,417 $30,710 No data $32,977
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Beckley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Beckley

Salaries for social workers in Beckley have increased. In 2010 social workers in Beckley reportedly earned an average salary of $32,977 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Beckley made an average salary of $27,897 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Beckley is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Beckley

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Social workers in Beckley make a median yearly salary of $31,473. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,950 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $44,717 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Beckley

Human Services
Social Work
Human Resources
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social workers in Beckley earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Beckley.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Beckley


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Beckley's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Beckley


Beckley's social work school offers one social work degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Beckley


In 2010 approximately 16 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Beckley, West Virginia

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