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Social Work Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

There are 2 social work schools in Kansas City for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Kansas City, which includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Social Work Employment

Kansas City 4,660
Missouri 16,640

Exactly 4,660 of the 16,640 social workers employed in Missouri, work in Kansas City. Between 2006 and 2010, in Kansas City, there has been a 37% growth in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Social Work employment growth

10,700 11,940 12,290 15,400 16,640
3,390 3,890 3,750 4,500 4,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$38,795 $41,063 $40,938 $41,120 $39,435
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

Salaries for social workers in Kansas City have increased. In 2010 Kansas City social workers earned an average yearly salary of $39,435. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Kansas City made an average salary of $38,795 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Kansas City

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers make a median salary of $37,302 per year in Kansas City. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,378 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Kansas City

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Kansas City


Many of Kansas City's social workers are graduates of one of the 2 accredited social work schools in the city.

Social Work Programs Offered In Kansas City


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Kansas City's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Kansas City


Approximately 67 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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