Mental Health and Substance Abuse 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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The number of 'Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers' job openings is expected to rise 11.1% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers' was $51,240, or $24 per hour
'Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers' were paid 10.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 107,940 people employed as 'Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers'.
Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
SOC Code: 21-1023.00
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