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Social Work Gives Students Money-Earning Skills

News reports sometimes identify social work as one of the lowest-paying careers. Cheers to DailyFinance.com for this article  that says majoring in social work gives people interpersonal communications skills that can help them earn big salaries.

The article cited the example of Suze Orman, a social worker who is a personal finance expert who wants to empower women.

A recent social work wage study from Payscale cited in many news reports was misleading because it only tracked salaries of social workers with bachelor degrees. Read the National Association of Social Workers  response in this Huffington Post article by Tracy Whitaker, DSW, ACSW, the director of NASW’s Center for Workforce Studies & Social Work Practice.

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