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In Hazard, Kentucky

There is only one social work school in Hazard for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Hazard, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Hazard Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Hazard 1,330
Kentucky 11,020

Exactly 1,330 of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, work in Hazard. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hazard, there has been a 316% growth in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Hazard has also increased.

Hazard Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
320 1,240 1,220 No data 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Hazard

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Hazard

$30,370 $35,233 $35,473 No data $36,153
$30,010 $31,230 $33,110 No data $35,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Hazard
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hazard

In Hazard, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,153 per year was earned by social workers in Hazard. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Hazard made an average salary of $30,370 per year. The growth in the salary of social workers in Hazard is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Hazard

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Social workers in Hazard make a median yearly salary of $36,245. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 85%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,090 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $46,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Hazard

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Hazard


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Hazard


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Hazard


Approximately 9 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Hazard, Kentucky

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