Most Licensed Social Workers list "Treatment Plans," "Lcsw," and "Substance Abuse" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important Licensed Social Worker responsibilities here:
We've found that 55.1% of Licensed Social Workers have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 38.2% earned their master's degrees before becoming a Licensed Social Worker. While it's true that most Licensed Social Workers have a college degree, it's generally impossible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every nine Licensed Social Workers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
The Licensed Social Workers who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied Social Work and Psychology, while a small population of Licensed Social Workers studied Sociology and Mental Health Counseling.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a Licensed Social Worker. We've found that most Licensed Social Worker resumes include experience from Encompass Health, New York State Education Department, and HCR ManorCare. Of recent, Encompass Health had 123 positions open for Licensed Social Workers. Meanwhile, there are 40 job openings at New York State Education Department and 36 at HCR ManorCare.
Since salary is important to some Licensed Social Workers, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Fresenius Medical Care North America Holdings Limited Partnership, DaVita, and Aetna. If you were to take a closer look at Fresenius Medical Care North America Holdings Limited Partnership, you'd find that the average Licensed Social Worker salary is $64,843. Then at DaVita, Licensed Social Workers receive an average salary of $64,128, while the salary at Aetna is $63,691.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Jewish Child Care Association Of New York, Private Practice, and Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services. These three companies have hired a significant number of Licensed Social Workers from these institutions.
For the most part, Licensed Social Workers make their living in the Health Care and Non Profits industries. Licensed Social Workers tend to make the most in the Technology industry with an average salary of $49,126. The Licensed Social Worker annual salary in the Non Profits and Government industries generally make $45,330 and $42,604 respectively. Additionally, Licensed Social Workers who work in the Technology industry make 31.9% more than Licensed Social Workers in the Health Care Industry.