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Social Work Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

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


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Social Work Employment

Jackson 1,590
Mississippi 5,600

Of the 5,600 social workers employed in Mississippi, 1,590 work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jackson, there has been a 64% growth in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Jackson has increased, overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Social Work employment growth

4,360 4,370 5,260 5,840 5,600
970 1,110 1,370 1,570 1,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$33,467 $32,187 $32,697 $33,023 $43,435
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 Jackson social workers earned an average yearly salary of $43,435. Social workers in Jackson made a yearly average salary of $33,467, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Jackson

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Jackson social workers earn a median yearly salary of $42,572. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,362 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 75% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Jackson

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Jackson


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Jackson


Jackson's social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Jackson


In 2010 approximately 91 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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