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Social Work Schools
In Morehead, Kentucky

In Morehead, there is only one social work school where social work faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of social work and social work education in Morehead, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Morehead Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Morehead 1,220
Kentucky 11,020

Of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, 1,220 work in Morehead. Between 2006 and 2010, in Morehead, there has been a 294% growth in the number of social workers. As the employment for social workers in Morehead has increased, overall employment in Morehead has also increased.

Morehead Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
310 890 1,010 No data 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Morehead

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Morehead

$31,397 $37,953 $39,413 No data $42,495
$31,940 $32,670 $34,130 No data $35,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Morehead
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Morehead

In Morehead, salaries for social workers have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,495 per year was earned by social workers in Morehead. The average salary for social workers in Morehead was $31,397 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Morehead.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Morehead

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Morehead social workers earn a median yearly salary of $42,902. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,140 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,368 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Morehead

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Morehead


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Morehead


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Morehead


In 2010 approximately 57 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Morehead, Kentucky

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