Top 7 Community and Social Service Occupations

By: U.S. News University Connection

Top 7 Community and Social Service Occupations

Social Workers

Providing problem-solving and coping assistance for people dealing with issues in their everyday lives,social workers can work in a variety of environments, including hospitals, health clinics, schools and private practices. They may also work for government agencies. This field requires a minimum of a bachelor's in social work in most cases to enter. Advanced degrees can lead to higher-paying positions and leadership roles. The anticipated growth rate for this field through 2022 is 19%, according to the Department of Labor. BLS estimated median pay in 2012 at $44,200.

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