Social workers are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Social workers was $46,285 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Social workers by wage are Eligibility interviewers, government programs, Bus & truck mechanics & diesel engine specialists, and Maintenance & repair workers, general.
Social workers are part of the Community & Social Service Occupations, along with Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors, Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, Marriage and family therapists, Mental health counselors, Rehabilitation counselors, and 11 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Social workers are Philadelphia City (North) PUMA, PA, Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA, and Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Social workers are Philadelphia City (North) PUMA, PA, Columbus, Bladen & Robeson (East) Counties PUMA, NC, and Philadelphia City (Northwest) PUMA, PA.