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Healthcare Social Workers

Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services. May also provide care and case management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 1.8%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 1,045
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $29.09 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $62,520 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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