Social workers accept positions in schools, hospitals, outpatient services, nursing care facilities and government agencies. Because they address the specific needs of their clients, social workers provide a variety of services depending on their chosen setting. From becoming a community health worker to a school social worker, a degree in social work will prepare you for a variety of careers.

Below are some examples of viable career options with an social work degree, included are links to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics where you will find more information about each career’s outlook!


Median Salary

Job Outlook

Community Health Worker $48,140 17%
Social and Community Service Manager $69,600 15%
Social and Human Service Assistants $35,960 17%
Social Workers $51,760 12%
Substance Abuse, Behavioral and Mental Health Counselor $47,660 23%

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