The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) reports the median annual salary for social workers is $43,700. A median salary of $55,000 is reported for social workers employed in health clinics and $60,000 for social workers in hospital settings.
The field of social work is growing at a high rate, with projected growth in social work jobs from 2014 to 2024 reaching 12%; faster than the average for all occupations (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). In healthcare, the demand for social workers is projected to surpass 19%. With all areas of the field growing, there has never been a better time to pursue your degree in social work.
Applications for the Part-Time MSW Program, with Saturday classes in Madison or Eau Claire, are currently open! Focus areas of the Part-Time MSW Program include: Aging; Child, Youth, and Family; Health; and Mental Health. Check out more information about the program as well steps on how to apply.