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Social Work Schools
In Lawrence, Kansas

The city of Lawrence has 2 schools where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Lawrence, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lawrence Vs. Kansas Social Work Employment

Lawrence 70
Kansas 3,660

Exactly 70 of the 3,660 social workers employed in Kansas, work in Lawrence. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lawrence, there has been a 50% decline in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Lawrence has also decreased.

Lawrence Vs. Kansas Social Work employment growth

2,930 4,670 4,110 3,380 3,660
140 No data No data 190 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Lawrence

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Lawrence

$40,130 $44,920 $39,310 $35,300 $42,890
$33,040 $34,240 $35,330 $36,030 $36,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Lawrence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lawrence

In Lawrence, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 social workers in Lawrence reportedly earned an average salary of $42,890 per year. Social workers in Lawrence made a yearly average salary of $40,130, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lawrence.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Lawrence

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Social workers make a median salary of $41,980 per year in Lawrence. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,200 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 108% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Lawrence

Human Services
Human Resources
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Lawrence


There are 2 accredited social work schools in the city. Many of Lawrence's social workers are graduates of one of these schools.

Social Work Programs Offered In Lawrence


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in social work offered by Lawrence's social work schools.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Lawrence


In 2010 approximately 230 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Lawrence, Kansas

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