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Social Work Schools
In Murray, Kentucky

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Murray. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Murray, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Murray Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Murray 680
Kentucky 11,020

Of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, 680 work in Murray. There has been a 467% growth in the number of social workers in Murray between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of social workers in Murray has increased, overall employment in Murray has also increased.

Murray Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
120 740 760 No data 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Murray

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Murray

$33,440 $35,983 $38,110 No data $45,360
$30,690 $31,960 $33,520 No data $35,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Murray
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Murray

As the number of social workers in Murray has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 Murray social workers earned an average yearly salary of $45,360. Social workers in Murray made a yearly average salary of $33,440, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Murray.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Murray

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

Social workers in Murray make a median yearly salary of $46,003. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,967 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,453 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Murray

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Murray


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Murray


Murray's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Murray


Approximately 75 students graduated from social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Murray, Kentucky

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