Which careers have the most earning potential for social work graduates?
After graduation, social work graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $57,298, while the bottom 20% make closer to $28,385. The median grad salary is $40,329.
Social Work graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in social work is $29,405, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $42,178.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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