Social Workers

By: Cot Pohlkamp

What a Social Worker Can Do For You.

Social workers help people solve and cope with their problems in their everyday lives. One group of social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral and emotional issues. Social workers can be employed almost anywhere, including but not limited to; mental health clinics, school, child welfare and human service agencies, hospitals, settlement houses, community development corporation, and private practices.

Social Workers on The Job

Information About Social Workers.

Employment of social workers is expected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for social workers was $45,900 in May 2015. Social workers usually work full time on weekends and holidays.

Social workers' employment options.

Social workers can work in a variety of locations.