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Best Places To Be A Social Worker [Infographic]

Author: Dustin Reyna
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Just graduated from college, or still pondering your major in social work? Whatever predicament you find yourself in, it is absolutely crucial that you know about every aspect of your profession, including the job market for where you plan on living. Wherever you plan on settling down into your profession, you must have an idea of the salary you will be making, and the job security you will be walking into.

The College of New England has created the following infographic to cover important topics that a social worker must know prior to employment outreach.

  • The average national salary for social workers in the U.S., and how the rates differ by detailed percentages.
  • The highest average salaries measured by individual cities.
  • A bar graph of the numbers of social workers employed in cities throughout the country.
  • A graph detailing the highest paid social work positions from lowest to highest paid.

Much of the information within this infographic could be used to set a detailed plan in motion to guarantee job security in the location you choose to settle in, knowledge of where your position is or isn't needed, and knowledge of the best paying cities where you are an in demand employee. With this information, where will you become a social worker?!


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The Best Places To Be A Social Worker

Social workers enjoy great personal rewards as they help others cope with life's difficulties, but a career is about more than personal satisfaction. If you're a part of this important industry, here are the best places to practice.

PORTLAND, ME -2%
SUFFOLK, NY (inc. Nassau) 21%
BROCKTON, MA (inc. Bridgewater & Easton) 24%
BETHESDA, MD (inc. Rockville & Frederick) 24%
NEW YORK, NY (inc. White Plains & Wayne) 34%
ATLANTA, GA (inc. Sandy Springs & Marietta) 24%
CHICAGO, IL (inc. Joliet & Naperville) 19%
OAKLAND, CA (inc. Fremont & Hayward) 31%
SAN JOSE, CA (inc. Sunnyvale & Santa Clara) 40%
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (inc. San Mateo & Redwood City) 34%
GLENDALE, CA (inc. Los Angeles & Long Beach) 8%

Average U.S. Social Worker Salary is $51k

Highest Average Salaries by City

NEW YORK, NY $69k
SAN FRANCISCO $69k
GLENDALE, CA $56k
CHICAGO, IL $61k
OAKLAND, CA $68k
ATLANTA, GA $64k
SUFFOLK, NY $62k
SAN JOSE, CA $72k
BETHESDA, MD $64k
BROCKTON, MA $64k
PORTLAND, ME $50k

Number of Social Workers Employed

New York, NY 4,420+
Glendale, CA 3,720+
Chicago, IL 2,530+
Oakland, CA 1,130+
San Jose, CA 1,090+
Atlanta, GA 940+
Suffolk, NY 780+
San Francisco 640+
Bethesda, MD 180+
Brockton, MA 70+
Portland, ME 60+

The Highest Paid Social Work Positions

SOCIAL WORKER - ACUTE OR OUTPATIENT $60k
CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER $66k
SOCIAL WORKER - NUSING $68k
SPEECH PATHOLOGIST $78k
SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER $84k

*All data has been gathered in 2014, after the enactment of the Affordable Care Act

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UNE UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND
socialwork.une.edu



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  • It is absolutely crucial that you know about every aspect of your profession, including the job market and salary requirements for where you plan on living.
  • The College of New England has created the following infographic to cover important topics that a social worker must know prior to employment outreach.
  • Much of the information within this infographic could be used to set a detailed plan in motion to guarantee job security and knowledge for in-demand employee social workers.