Social workers are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Social workers was $45,425 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Social workers by wage are Flight attendants, Electronic equipment installers & repairers, motor vehicles, and New accounts clerks.
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 Social workers are Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY, Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY, and Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Social workers are Philadelphia City (West) PUMA, PA, Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY, and East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby PUMA, NY.