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Health Care Social Workers


Provide psychosocial support to people who are dealing with serious illnesses.

Health Care Social Workers help people who are suffering from a serious or terminal illness. They advise family caregivers and help to educate patients and families. They may also provide services to help prevent disease.

Wages $30.84 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
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