Nature of the Job
Although most social workers work in an office, they may spend time visiting clients. School social workers may be assigned to multiple schools and travel around the school district to see students.
Places that may employ a social worker:
-State and local government, excluding education and hospitals
-Health care and social assistance
-Educational services; state, local, and private
-Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and
How do you becme one?
-A bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) is the most common requirement for entry-level positions.
- those in schools and in health care, frequently require a master’s degree in social work (MSW).
Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations:
-All states require clinical social workers to be licensed
-A minimum of 2 years or 3,000 hours of supervised clinical experience after graduation
-Becoming liscened may vary by state
-Educational services; state, local, and private $54,590
-State and local government, excluding education and
-Health care and social assistance $36,130
-Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar
The The median annual wage for social workers was $44,200 in May 2012
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