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Social Work Schools
In Richmond, Kentucky

In Richmond, 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 Richmond, which includes social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Kentucky Social Work Employment

Richmond 1,220
Kentucky 11,020

Exactly 1,220 of the 11,020 social workers employed in Kentucky, work in Richmond. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Richmond has grown by 294%. Overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond 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: Richmond

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$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 Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

Salaries for social workers in Richmond have increased. Richmond social workers made $42,495 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for social workers in Richmond was $31,397 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Richmond

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Richmond social workers earn a median yearly salary of $42,902. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,140 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Richmond

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Richmond


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Richmond


There is one degree and certificate program in social work offered by Richmond's social work school.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Richmond


In 2010 approximately 41 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Kentucky

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