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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Kentucky

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Elizabethtown and Lexington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bowling Green and Louisville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Louisville and Lexington

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Kentucky

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lexington and Louisville

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Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
Programs
  • Master of Social Work
  • Earn a Master of Social Work online from top-ranked USC
  • Program can be completed in as little as one year
  • The CSWE-accredited program features live, online classes and hands-on field experiences near your community.
  • GRE scores are not required to apply
  • Bachelor's degree is required to apply
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Kentucky Health Social Workers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Wilmore
Masters
1,396
Louisville
Doctorate
3,001
Berea
Bachelor
1,582
Prestonsburg
Associate
4,856
Lexington
Associate
11,596
Owensboro
Masters
573
Danville
Bachelor
1,189
Richmond
Doctorate
15,839
Elizabethtown
Associate
5,506
Georgetown
Masters
1,903
Hazard
Associate
4,457
Henderson
Associate
1,984
Hopkinsville
Associate
3,426
Louisville
Associate
15,475
Grayson
Masters
632
Frankfort
Masters
2,696
Owensboro
Bachelor
956
Columbia
Masters
1,893
Mayfield
Bachelor
1,540
Midway
Masters
1,422
Morehead
Masters
8,897
Murray
Masters
10,778
Highland Heights
Doctorate & First Professional
14,785
Owensboro
Associate
5,435
Pikeville
Doctorate
1,100
Saint Catharine
Bachelor
667
Louisville
Doctorate
1,695
Lexington
Bachelor
1,153
Barbourville
Masters
1,368
Lexington
Doctorate & First Professional
25,856
Louisville
Doctorate & First Professional
20,592
Williamsburg
Doctorate
2,245
Bowling Green
Doctorate
19,258

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Kentucky. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Health Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Health Social Workers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bowling Green 50 $44,310
Elizabethtown 70 $
Fort Knox 70 $
Lexington 320 $49,860
Fayette 320 $49,860
Owensboro 60 $38,710

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