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Health Care Social Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.84
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Health Care Social Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$23.72 $30.30 $38.31
Minnesota
$24.87 $30.84 $38.31
Central Minnesota
$24.79 $30.31 $36.16
Northeast Minnesota
$24.43 $24.72 $31.61
Northwest Minnesota
$24.79 $30.24 $31.70
Southeast Minnesota
$29.94 $31.69 $40.13
Southwest Minnesota
$24.72 $30.24 $38.24
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$24.83 $31.42 $38.98

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,430 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Health Care Social Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 4,957 new Health Care Social Workers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Health Care Social Workers
Area Employment Employment Change
U S 184,900 209,300 24,400 13.2%
Minnesota 4,553 5,105 552 12.1%
Central Minnesota 451 491 40 8.9%
Northeast Minnesota 175 186 11 6.3%
Northwest Minnesota 270 287 17 6.3%
Southeast Minnesota 484 527 43 8.9%
Southwest Minnesota 237 253 16 6.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,729 3,071 342 12.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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