Career Outlook for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
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The overall job outlook for Mental Health or Substance Abuse Social Worker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 10.11 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.69 percent per year. Demand for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 44,130 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.60 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers in the following states
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers