Social Work Schools
In Wheeling, West Virginia

The city of Wheeling has only one school where social work faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the city of Wheeling, which encompasses social work training at the social work associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Wheeling Vs. West Virginia Social Work Employment

Wheeling 440
West Virginia 4,800

Exactly 440 of the 4,800 social workers employed in West Virginia, work in Wheeling. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wheeling, there has been a 2% decline in the number of social workers. Overall employment in Wheeling has increased.

Wheeling Vs. West Virginia Social Work employment growth

5,240 5,190 7,690 5,320 4,800
450 500 180 630 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Wheeling

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Wheeling

$28,725 $33,035 $32,717 $35,367 $36,723
$31,310 $31,480 $32,460 $32,750 $33,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Wheeling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wheeling

Salaries for social workers in Wheeling have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,723 per year was earned by social workers in Wheeling. Four years earlier in 2006, social workers in Wheeling made an average salary of $28,725 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wheeling.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Wheeling

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Wheeling social workers earn a median yearly salary of $34,102. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,215 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $50,762 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Wheeling

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Wheeling


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Wheeling


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

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Wheeling


In 2010 approximately 22 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Wheeling, West Virginia

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