Career Outlook for Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Also known as:  C-CYFSW, Certified Children, Youth, and Family Social Worker, Child Abuse Worker, Child and Family Services Worker, Child Protective Services Social Worker, Child Protective Services Specialist, Child Welfare Social Worker, Child Welfare Worker, Family Preservation Caseworker, Family Preservation Worker
The overall job outlook for Child, Family, or School Social Worker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 10.09 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.68 percent per year. Demand for Child, Family, and School Social Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 52,600 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.38 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Child, Family, and School Social Workers in the following states
California 23,600
New York 22,160
Texas 18,050
Pennsylvania 17,880
Illinois 13,640
North Carolina 10,050
Ohio 9,740
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Virgin Islands 70
North Dakota 440
New Hampshire 540
Wyoming 630
Alaska 830
Delaware 840
Montana 1,050
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