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Other Social Worker Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of other social workers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of other social workers in Louisville-Jefferson County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Other Social Workers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,080
25th Percentile Wage
$43,560
50th Percentile Wage
$74,570
75th Percentile Wage
$81,790
90th Percentile Wage
$86,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other social workers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,570
7.28% 7.28%
2016
$69,140
29.68% -
2015
$48,620
21.33% -
2014
$38,250
-80.76% -
2012
$69,140
- -

Table 3. Compare Other Social Worker Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $74,570, Louisville-Jefferson County is the highest paying city for other social workers in state of Kentucky, followed by Lexington-Fayette (median annual salary $66,230). In comparison, the median annual salary of other social workers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 11.2 percent (11.2%) higher than that in Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$74,570
Lexington-Fayette
$66,230
Evansville
$57,420
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,940
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,120
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,970
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$32,520



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.