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The Best Place To Be A Social Worker

-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 (inc. South Portland & Biddeford) AGO, IL+ (inc. Joliet & Naperville) SUFFOLK, NY < (inc. Nassau) -- OAKLAND, CA (inc. Fremont & Hayward) 21% 31% 19% 24% 40% --- SAN JOSE, CA (inc. Sunnyvale & Santa Clara) 34% Average U.S. Social Worker Salary 24% BETHESDA, MD ---.-. (inc. Rockville & Frederick) 34% 8" $51k NEW YORK, NY -- is SAN FRANCISCO, CA (inc. San Mateo & Redwood City) (inc. White Plains & Wayne) GLENDALE, CA -- (inc. Los Angeles & Long Beach) ATLANTA, GA <---.-- 24% (inc. Sandy Springs & Marietta) BROCKTON, MA - (inc. Bridgewater & Easton) The size of each city's circle is proportional to its percentage above average salary. Highest Average Salaries by City SAN FRANCISCO, CA CHICAGO, IL ATLANTA, GA SAN JOSE, CA BROCKTON, MA $69k $61k $64k $72k $64k NEW YORK, NY GLENDALE, CA OAKLAND, CA SUFFOLK, NY BETHESDA, MD PORTLAND, ME $69k $56k $68k $62k $64k $50k Number of Social Workers Employed 4,420 3,720 2,530 1,130 1,090 940 780 640 180 70 60 Glendale, Oakland, New York, NY Chicago, IL San Jose, CA Atlanta, GA Suffolk, NY San Francisco, CA Bethesda, MD Brockton, MA Portland, ME CA CA the Highest Paid Social Work Positions $84k $78k SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER SPEECH $66k $68k PATHOLOGIST $60k SOCIAL CLINICAL WORKER- SOCIAL NURSING SOCIAL WORKER WORKER- ACUTE OR OUTPATIENT *All data has been gathered in 2014, after the enactment of the Affordable Care Act BROUGHT TO YOU BY: SOURCES:,-NY.html UNIVERSITY OF UNE NEW ENGLAND

The Best Place To Be A Social Worker

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Whether you are a student looking into a degree in social work, or a recent graduate, this infographic can provide you with key information that will help you in your new employment search.


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