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Social Work Schools
In Bowling Green, Kentucky

The city of Bowling Green has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Bowling Green, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bowling Green Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Bowling Green 290
Kentucky 11,020

Exactly 290 of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, work in Bowling Green. The number of social workers in Bowling Green has grown by 625% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for social workers in Bowling Green has increased, overall employment in Bowling Green has also increased.

Bowling Green Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
40 80 110 270 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Bowling Green

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Bowling Green

$36,020 $38,545 $37,495 $37,457 $37,283
$31,180 $32,450 $34,290 $35,250 $36,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Bowling Green
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bowling Green

In Bowling Green, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,283 per year was earned by social workers in Bowling Green. The average salary for social workers in Bowling Green was $36,020 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Bowling Green is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Bowling Green

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Social workers make a median salary of $37,353 per year in Bowling Green. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,180 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 68% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Bowling Green

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Bowling Green social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Bowling Green


Many of Bowling Green's social workers are graduates of the only accredited social work school in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Bowling Green


Bowling Green's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Bowling Green


In 2010 approximately 143 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Bowling Green, Kentucky

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