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Social Work Schools
In Wichita, Kansas

Social Work faculty can choose to work at one of 2 social work schools in Wichita. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Wichita, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Wichita Vs. Kansas Social Work Employment

Wichita 1,050
Kansas 3,660

Exactly 1,050 of Kansas' 3,660 social workers work in Wichita. There has been a 6% decline in the number of social workers in Wichita between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for social workers in Wichita has decreased, overall employment in Wichita has increased.

Wichita Vs. Kansas Social Work employment growth

2,930 4,670 4,110 3,380 3,660
1,120 1,350 960 1,140 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Wichita

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Wichita

$39,253 $42,818 $41,913 $43,630 $43,885
$35,760 $36,710 $38,350 $39,110 $39,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Wichita
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wichita

Salaries for social workers in Wichita have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,885 per year was earned by social workers in Wichita. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for social workers in Wichita was $39,253 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wichita.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Wichita

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Wichita social workers earn a median yearly salary of $41,908. The difference in pay between the social workers in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 97%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,855 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Wichita

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

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

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Wichita


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

Social Work Programs Offered In Wichita


Wichita's social work schools offer 3 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Wichita


In 2010 approximately 184 students graduated from social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Wichita, Kansas

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