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:

2019 Median Pay $61,230 per year
Number of jobs, 2019 713,200
Job outlook 2012 - 29 13% growth (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2019 - 29             90,700
Projected Employment, 2029  
Social workers 803,800
     Child, family, and school social workers  382,600
     Healthcare social workers  211,700
     Mental health and substance abuse social workers 143,800
     Social workers, all other  65,600

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