Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers (21-1023)
Occupation description: Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
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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 moderate with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||25.29||13.84||16.02||19.41||33.12||41.56|