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Occupation Description

Help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives on an individual or group level. Diagnose, treat and study mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

58430

Job Openings By 2020

30300

Growth Rate

16.2%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Social Work

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth