Social Work Schools
In Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Social Work faculty can choose to work at only one social work school in Shepherdstown. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Shepherdstown, which encompasses social work training at the social work bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Shepherdstown Vs. West Virginia Social Work Employment

Shepherdstown 7,850
West Virginia 4,800

Of the 4,800 social workers employed in West Virginia, 7,850 work in Shepherdstown. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of social workers in Shepherdstown has grown by 12%. Overall employment in Shepherdstown has also increased.

Shepherdstown Vs. West Virginia Social Work employment growth

5,240 5,190 7,690 5,320 4,800
7,040 7,880 9,230 8,460 7,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Shepherdstown

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Shepherdstown

$53,868 $55,045 $53,993 $54,650 $58,150
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Shepherdstown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Shepherdstown

As the number of social workers in Shepherdstown has grown, salaries for social workers have also increased. In 2010 social workers in Shepherdstown reportedly earned an average salary of $58,150 per year. The average salary for social workers in Shepherdstown was $53,868 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Shepherdstown is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Shepherdstown

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Shepherdstown social workers earn a median yearly salary of $57,368. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,970 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 172% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Shepherdstown

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Shepherdstown social workers have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Shepherdstown


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Shepherdstown


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Shepherdstown


Approximately 19 students completed social work courses in 2010.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

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