Child, Family, and School Social Worker Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for child, family, and school social workers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of child, family, and school social workers among West Virginia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Child, Family, and School Social Workers in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,690
25th Percentile Wage
$31,220
50th Percentile Wage
$35,390
75th Percentile Wage
$39,630
90th Percentile Wage
$49,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for child, family, and school social workers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of child, family, and school social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,390
1.89% 18.25%
2016
$34,720
4.64% -
2015
$33,110
4.86% -
2014
$31,500
2.63% -
2013
$30,670
5.67% -
2012
$28,930
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Child, Family, and School Social Workers in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of child, family, and school social workers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of child, family, and school social workers in state of West Virginia ranges from $34,070 to $62,380. The highest paying area for child, family, and school social workers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $62,380. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Morgantown (mean annual salary $49,900). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$62,380
Morgantown
$49,900
Cumberland
$47,610
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$45,750
Winchester
$43,040
Wheeling
$38,260
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$36,290
Charleston
$35,820
Huntington-Ashland
$35,280
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,890
Steubenville-Weirton
$34,160
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$34,070




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