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Social Work Schools
In Owensboro, Kentucky

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 2 social work schools in Owensboro. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Owensboro, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Owensboro Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Owensboro 310
Kentucky 11,020

Exactly 310 of Kentucky's 11,020 social workers work in Owensboro. As the number of social workers in Owensboro has increased, overall employment in Owensboro has also increased.

Owensboro Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
No data 220 230 240 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Owensboro

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Owensboro

$39,490 $39,810 $38,370 $38,880 $39,825
$31,630 $32,920 $33,870 $34,890 $35,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Owensboro
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Owensboro

Salaries for social workers in Owensboro have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,825 per year was earned by social workers in Owensboro. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Owensboro was $39,490 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Owensboro.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Owensboro

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Social workers in Owensboro earn a median salary of $39,630 per year. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,120 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $53,005 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Owensboro

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Owensboro


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Owensboro


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Owensboro


Approximately 16 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Owensboro, Kentucky

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