Should i get my Masters?

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BrownEyez71 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey

61 months ago

I have been working as a social worker for 15 years, with a BA degree. As you can imagine my salary is not much, as i work for a non-profit. I know with only a BA i will not make much more then the $33,000 i am making now. I am thinking of getting my MSW. What are the average salaries for a MSW nowadays in NJ?

Thank you to anyone who can offer some advice.

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Danie in Buffalo, New York

60 months ago

BrownEyez71 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey said: I have been working as a social worker for 15 years, with a BA degree. As you can imagine my salary is not much, as i work for a non-profit. I know with only a BA i will not make much more then the $33,000 i am making now. I am thinking of getting my MSW. What are the average salaries for a MSW nowadays in NJ?

Thank you to anyone who can offer some advice.

About 10 to 20,000 more (tops). Depends on which course you take.
If you stay in non-profit, you will be on the lower end of that. It's not much more.

I love how they give the title "social worker" to anyone that aids people. A Social Worker is a person with a graduate degree in Social Work (MSW). It is a licensed profession.

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also from buffalo

60 months ago

Yes!!

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annyomus in marietta, Georgia

60 months ago

i would then apply for a job in civil service....

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