Child, Family, and School Social Workers (21-1021)
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.
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||30.03||23.86||23.87||28.50||36.37||41.56|
|Balance of State||28.78||17.20||21.05||28.67||35.21||40.15|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.