Child, family, and school social workers

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Total Workforce
60.9k
Average Age
42.1
Average Salary
$46,389
Average Male Salary
$47,627
Average Female Salary
$46,113

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Child, family, and school social workers are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Child, family, and school social workers was $46,389 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Child, family, and school social workers by wage are Special education teachers, Librarians and media collections specialists, and Automotive body & related repairers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Child, family, and school social workers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Child, family, and school social workers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Child, family, and school social workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Individual & family services is the industry that employs the most Child, family, and school social workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Child, family, and school social workers, by average wage, is Elementary & secondary schools. Child, family, and school social workers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$46,389
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,626

In 2018, Child, family, and school social workers earned an average of $46,389, $7,500 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Special education teachers make somewhat more than Child, family, and school social workers while Librarians and media collections specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Child, family, and school social workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.234
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Child, family, and school social workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.234, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Child, family, and school social workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Child, family, and school social workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Child, family, and school social workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Child, family, and school social workers, by number of employees, are Individual & family services, Administration of human resource programs, and Elementary & secondary schools.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Child, family, and school social workers, by average wage, are Elementary & secondary schools, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and Administration of human resource programs.

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Industries by Share

60.9k
2018 Workforce
± 6,057

This graphic shows the share of Child, family, and school social workers employed by various industries. Individual & family services employs the largest share of Child, family, and school social workers at  28.5%, followed by Administration of human resource programs with 26.6% and Elementary & secondary schools with 18%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Child, family, and school social workers in the US. The average age of male Child, family, and school social workers in the workforce is 42.7 and of female Child, family, and school social workers is 41.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Child, family, and school social workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

11.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,584
49.8k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,479

81.8% of Child, family, and school social workers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Child, family, and school social workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Child, family, and school social workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

57.4% of Child, family, and school social workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.2% of Child, family, and school social workers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Child, family, and school social workers.

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Age by Gender

42.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.86
41.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.35

The median age of Child, family, and school social workers is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 0.752 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Child, family, and school social workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Child, family, and school social workers is Public Administration and Social Service but a relatively high number of Child, family, and school social workers hold a major in Public Administration and Social Service.

Majors

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