Healthcare Social Workers
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Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.0% chance of automation.
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Healthcare Social Workers' job openings is expected to rise 11.1% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Healthcare Social Workers' was $60,280, or $28 per hour
'Healthcare Social Workers' were paid 30.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 182,420 people employed as 'Healthcare Social Workers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.12% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 810 people are employed as 'Healthcare Social Workers'.
Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family caregivers. Provide patients with information and counseling, and make referrals for other services. May also provide case and care management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
SOC Code: 21-1022.00
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