• Healthcare Social Workers
  • Human Services
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 60,710
    $46,460 range bar $81,010
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Healthcare Social Workers help individuals, groups, and families prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives.

What do they typically do

  • Research and refer clients to community resources related to health care, including government agencies
  • Identify people who need help
  • Follow up with clients to ensure that their situations have improved
  • Help clients adjust to health changes and challenges in their lives
  • Advocate for and help clients get resources to improve their well-being
  • Develop plans to improve clients' well-being
  • Respond to crisis situations such as patient abuse
  • Assess clients' needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to help determine their goals

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.2%
Job Openings 376

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