Healthcare social workers are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Healthcare social workers was $47,962 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Healthcare social workers by wage are Maintenance & repair workers, general, Agricultural and food science technicians, and Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers.
Healthcare social workers are part of the Community & Social Service Occupations, along with Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors, Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, Marriage and family therapists, Mental health counselors, Rehabilitation counselors, and 11 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Healthcare social workers are Dutchess County (Southwest) PUMA, NY, Ross & Fayette Counties PUMA, OH, and Chenango, Delaware & Broome (East) Counties PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Healthcare social workers are Ross & Fayette Counties PUMA, OH, Dutchess County (Southwest) PUMA, NY, and Chenango, Delaware & Broome (East) Counties PUMA, NY.