What Does it Take to Be a Social Worker?
Job Description & Duties All social workers not listed separately.
Types of Social Worker Jobs
- Case Supervisor
- Mental Hygiene Consultant
- Community Center Worker
What Kind of Social Worker Job Opportunities Are There?
In the United States, there were 64,000 jobs for Social Worker in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.3% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 5,300 new jobs for Social Worker by 2026. There will be an estimated 7,200 positions for Social Worker per year.
The states with the most job growth for Social Worker are Arizona, Colorado, and Connecticut. Watch out if you plan on working in Kansas, South Dakota, or Rhode Island. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Social Worker Salary
Social Workers make between $35,310 and $90,490 a year.
Social Workers who work in Hawaii, District of Columbia, or Nevada, make the highest salaries.
How much do Social Workers make in different U.S. states?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$82,900|
Where Social Workers Work
Social Workers work in the following industries:
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