Social Workers

Help people solve /cope with problems in their everyday life

Education

-a bachelors degree

-masters degree

-state license


Tasks

-identify people who need help

-develop plans to improve your clients well-being

-help your clients adjust to changes in their everyday life

-respond to crisis situations

-know resources that would help your clients

Skills

-listening skills

-organization skills

-people skills

-time management skills

-problem solving skills

Salary

Medium Pay

-hourly: $20.42

-yearly: $44,480

Positives

-employment is expected to grow 20% from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations

-helping others is rewarding