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Social Work Schools
In Kearney, Nebraska

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Kearney. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Kearney, which encompasses social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Kearney Vs. Nebraska Social Work Employment

Kearney 340
Nebraska 3,800

Exactly 340 of the 3,800 social workers employed in Nebraska, work in Kearney. Between 2006 and 2010, in Kearney, there has been a 13% growth in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Kearney has increased, overall employment in Kearney has also increased.

Kearney Vs. Nebraska Social Work employment growth

3,410 3,290 3,310 3,390 3,800
300 260 260 No data 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Kearney

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Kearney

$30,517 $34,983 $37,190 No data $38,833
$29,700 $30,450 $31,280 No data $33,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Kearney
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kearney

Salaries for social workers in Kearney have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $38,833 per year was earned by social workers in Kearney. The average salary for social workers in Kearney was $30,517 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Kearney is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Kearney

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Social workers in Kearney earn a median salary of $37,602 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,158 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $54,335 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Kearney

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Social worker salaries in Kearney are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Kearney


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Kearney


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Kearney


Approximately 20 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Kearney, Nebraska

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