Child, Family, and School Social Workers

7.6/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $23.63 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 8% (Totally Safe)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Child, Family, and School Social Workers' job openings is expected to rise 8.3% by 2031
'Child, Family, and School Social Workers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Child, Family, and School Social Workers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Child, Family, and School Social Workers' was $49,150, or $23.63 hourly
'Child, Family, and School Social Workers' are paid 7.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as child, family, and school social workers?

As of 2021 there were 340,050 people employed as Child, Family, and School Social Workers within the United States.
This represents around 0.24% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 414 people are employed as Child, Family, and School Social Workers.

Job description

Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

SOC Code: 21-1021.00


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Joseph JT (No chance) says
I don't think you can replace social workers or people in this career. This job requires human intelligence, touch and empathy to manage and help those people in need. Something a machine can't replace.
Sep 14, 2020 at 05:49 AM
Autumn (Small chance) says
There's no way a robot could do this job!
Sep 27, 2019 at 01:13 AM

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