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Social Work Professors in Kentucky

Considering a career as a Social Work Professor in Kentucky?

11.1% Jobs Projection
$59,910 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Social Work Professors in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Social Work Professors in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Social Work Professors in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Social Work Professors Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 160 workers employed as Social Work Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 160 Social Work Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 150 Social Work Professors working in it, which means Kentucky has more Social Work Professors than average.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Social Work Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 200 jobs for Kentucky Social Work Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,300 annual jobs and 16,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Social Work Professors Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Social Work Professors ranged from $45,920 to $90,460 with $59,910 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Kentucky Metros for Social Work Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Social Work Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 190 $64,290

Top States for Social Work Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Social Work Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,760 $78,140
Illinois 840 $51,610
Pennsylvania 720 $59,890
Texas 610 $68,740
Ohio 580 $69,670
North Carolina 560 $63,730
New Jersey 560 $71,930
Michigan 510 $64,100
Minnesota 500 $67,490
Massachusetts 440 $68,580
Oregon 350 $69,430
Virginia 310 $0
Colorado 290 $60,210
Indiana 230 $68,460
California 220 $95,140
Maryland 200 $89,360
Washington 170 $69,250
Kentucky 160 $59,910
Tennessee 150 $58,880
Missouri 150 $71,280

Below are the states where Social Work Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $95,140
Maryland $89,360
Kansas $80,280
Utah $78,380
New York $78,140
New Hampshire $75,330
Delaware $75,100
New Jersey $71,930
Missouri $71,280
Hawaii $70,960

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