What areas can I work in with a Social Work Degree?

Children & Families:
child welfare, family counseling and case management
 
Gerontology:
services to older adults
 
Mental Health: 
counseling, substance abuse, court programs, developmentally disabled and case management
 
Medical Health:
hospitals, hospice, home health, rehabilitation, nursing/assisted living centers and public health
 
Education:
schools and communities
 
Military:
VA hospitals and VA centers
 
Advocacy:
social action and legislative policy
 
Does a Social Work Degree make $$ and Sense?
 
The Chicago Tribune reports that college graduates earn on average 75% more money than those who only have a high school degree. In particular, graduates with a bachelors in social work degree typically can earn between $25,000 and $45,000 for an entry level job. (2011 NACE Salary Survey)