FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Social Work Schools
In Prestonsburg, Kentucky

There is only one social work school in Prestonsburg for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Prestonsburg, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Prestonsburg Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Prestonsburg 1,330
Kentucky 11,020

Exactly 1,330 of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, work in Prestonsburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Prestonsburg has grown by 316%. Overall employment in Prestonsburg has also increased.

Prestonsburg Vs. Kentucky Social Work employment growth

3,350 10,660 10,600 10,840 11,020
320 1,240 1,220 No data 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Prestonsburg

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Prestonsburg

$30,370 $35,233 $35,473 No data $36,153
$30,010 $31,230 $33,110 No data $35,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Prestonsburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Prestonsburg

Salaries for social workers in Prestonsburg have increased. Prestonsburg social workers made $36,153 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for social workers in Prestonsburg was $30,370 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Prestonsburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Prestonsburg

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Social workers in Prestonsburg make a median yearly salary of $36,245. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 85%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,090 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $46,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Prestonsburg

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Prestonsburg


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Prestonsburg


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Prestonsburg


In 2010 approximately 9 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Prestonsburg, Kentucky

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

The number of social work faculty, growth in the field of social work academia and social work faculty salaries in Prestonsburg, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. Your anonymous submission of information regarding your career and salary will help us create a valuable career planning database for the benefit of social work faculty at the associates degree in social work level in Prestonsburg. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.


Career Index

Your free online education database