Social workers, all other

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2019 Workforce
704k
Average Age
42.1
Estimated Job Growth
4.96%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$49,438
Average Male Salary
$49,644
Average Female Salary
$49,393

About

Social workers, all other are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Social workers, all other was $49,438 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Social workers, all other by wage are Sheet metal workers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, and Librarians and media collections specialists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Social workers, all other are Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY, Bloom & Rich Townships PUMA, IL, and Milwaukee County (Northeast) PUMA, WI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Social workers, all other are Wind River Reservation PUMA, WY, Opa-Locka City, West Little River & Westview PUMA, FL, and Milwaukee County (Northeast) PUMA, WI.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Social workers, all other and on wages and locations for those in the field. Individual & family services is the industry that employs the most Social workers, all other, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Social workers, all other, by average wage, is Offices of dentists. Social workers, all other are paid most in Pleasantville City & Hammonton Town PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Wind River Reservation PUMA, WY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$49,438
AVERAGE SALARY
± $842

In 2019, Social workers, all other earned an average of $49,438, $6,086 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Sheet metal workers make somewhat more than Social workers, all other while Librarians and media collections specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Social workers, all other as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.264
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Social workers, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.264, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Social workers, all other (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 Social workers, all other.

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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 Social workers, all other.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Social workers, all other, by average wage, are Offices of dentists, National security & international affairs, and Insurance carriers.

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Industries by Share

704k
2019 Workforce
± 20,548
2.75%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 4.05%

The number of people employed as Social workers, all other has been growing at a rate of 2.75%, from 684,844 people in 2018 to 703,702 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Social workers, all other employed by various industries. Individual & family services employs the largest share of Social workers, all other at  32.2%, followed by Administration of human resource programs with 14.3% and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 9.82%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Social workers, all other in the US. The average age of male Social workers, all other in the workforce is 42.3 and of female Social workers, all other is 42, and the most common race/ethnicity for Social workers, all other is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

125k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,686
578k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 18,637

82.2% of Social workers, all other are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Social workers, all other.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Social workers, all other
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

56.1% of Social workers, all other are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.9% of Social workers, all other, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Social workers, all other.

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Age by Gender

42.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.883
42
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.408

The median age of Social workers, all other is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 0.356 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Social Workers, All Other from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Social Workers, All Other are expected to see a growth of 4.96% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

4.96%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Social Workers, All Other. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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