Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers (21-1023)
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.
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 moderate with moderate employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||26.93||17.90||22.95||22.96||30.44||37.22|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.