Career Outlook for Community Health Workers

Also known as:  AIDS Social Worker, C-SWHC, Certified Social Workers In Health Care, Healthcare Social Worker, Hospice Home Care Social Worker, Hospice Social Worker, Hospital Social Worker, Medical Social Worker, Neonatal Social Worker, Nephrology Social Worker
The overall job outlook for Community Health Worker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 23.99 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.00 percent per year. Demand for Community Health Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 41,870 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.09 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Community Health Workers in the following states
California 11,490
New York 9,890
Michigan 9,030
Pennsylvania 8,160
Texas 7,000
Ohio 6,730
Florida 6,090
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Community Health Workers
Guam 30
Virgin Islands 50
Wyoming 200
Vermont 240
Montana 340
District of Columbia 350
Alaska 350