Occupational Outlook Handbook: Community and Social Service Occupations

Republished with the permission of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employment in community and social service oRepublished ccupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 348,600 jobs. Most projected new jobs in this occupational group are in counselor and social worker occupations, as their services will continue to be needed in areas such as drug abuse counseling and rehabilitation counseling, and also for school and career counseling. In addition to counselors and social workers, this group includes religious workers.

The median annual wage for community and social service occupations was $47,520 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.

BLS provides summary data, including employment projections, for community and social service occupations not shown in the table on this page. That information is available on the Data for Occupations Not Covered in Detail page.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Community and Social Service Occupations

 

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