Child, Family, and School Social Workers (21-1021)
Occupation description: Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||26.77||17.36||20.39||24.44||31.81||39.11|
|Balance of State||23.83||10.26||17.05||22.52||30.32||37.20|