Social Work Schools
In Decatur, Mississippi

In Decatur, there is only one social work 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 Decatur, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Mississippi Social Work Employment

Decatur 510
Mississippi 5,600

Exactly 510 of Mississippi's 5,600 social workers work in Decatur. There has been a 13% growth in the number of social workers in Decatur between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Decatur has increased, overall employment in Decatur has decreased.

Decatur Vs. Mississippi Social Work employment growth

4,360 4,370 5,260 5,840 5,600
450 190 100 No data 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$30,755 $30,807 $32,457 No data $35,537
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

In Decatur, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Decatur social workers earned an average yearly salary of $35,537. Social workers in Decatur made a yearly average salary of $30,755, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Decatur.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Decatur

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Social workers make a median salary of $34,377 per year in Decatur. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,240 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $48,373 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Decatur

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

On average social worker salaries in Decatur are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Decatur


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Decatur


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Decatur


Approximately 2 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Mississippi

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