All About Social Workers
Job Description & Duties All social workers not listed separately.
Other Social Worker Job Titles
- Ecclesiastical Worker
- Welfare Case Worker
- Spiritual Advisor
Social Worker Job Outlook
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 64,000 jobs in the United States for Social Worker. 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.
What is the Average Salary of a Social Worker
The average yearly salary of a Social Worker ranges between $35,310 and $90,490.
Social Workers who work in Hawaii, District of Columbia, or Nevada, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Social Workers in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$82,900|
Who Employs Social Workers?
Social Workers work in the following industries:
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