Is psychology a better career choice to get into than social work?
I just wanted to know whats the best career option to get into because I keep hearing that social workers do not make much money, so I was doing some research about psychology. The only thing is that both fields are so broad, and now I'm so confused! Ugh!! Just wanted some feedback with an opinion. Thanks!
Asked By: SHANDA M - 6/29/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
It can be confusing when looking at different degrees! These are some things I believe as essential in looking at what college majors to choose... More
Answered By: monique - 6/29/2012
Additional Answers (2)
what it comes down to it , is what really matters to you and what you really enjoy. Social work is steady but pay is not the greatest. Do some research in the department of labor website.
Answered By: followmesky - 6/29/2012
That depends on your patience and your fortitude. As a rule, social workers do make less than psychologists, yes. This, however, is offset by the fact that a terminal degree in social work takes less time to earn (2 years instead of the 4 for pysch, and I don't believe there's a dissertation). And unfortunately you're... More
Answered By: Michael - 6/29/2012
Find job openings in your area. Apply for open job positions today.
(89) Local Jobs Paying $19-$97 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
New job opportunities added daily. Search & apply for DC jobs now.
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.