Job Outlook for Master of Social Work

According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, employment for social workers is expected to grow faster than the average of all occupations through 2022 and job prospects will be especially advantageous for individuals working in rural areas. Social work is a profession for individuals who want to help people improve their lives!

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Outlook summary  

Occupational Outlook (U.S.) for Social Workers

Quick Facts:

2014 Median Pay $45,500 per year
Number of jobs, 2012 649,300
Job outlook 2012 - 22 12% growth (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2012 - 22             74,800
     Child, family, and school social workers 305,200
     Healthcare social workers 160,100
     Mental health and substance abuse social workers117,800
     Social workers, all other 66,400

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