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How much does a Clinical Social Worker make?

Updated May 17, 2021

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$59,953 /yr
Average Base Pay

361 salaries

$42K

Low

$60K

Average

$86K

High

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The national average salary for a Clinical Social Worker is $59,953 in United States. Filter by location to see Clinical Social Worker salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 361 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Clinical Social Worker employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Worker$53,811 /yr
L3
Senior Social Worker$61,070 /yr
L4
Lead Social Worker$70,641 /yr
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$63,925

per year

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$67,084

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$50,774

per year

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$50,774

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WellCare
3.6

WellCare

Clinical Social Worker

$63,288

 /yr
Range: $58K - $73K
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$58K

$73K

$57,547 - $73,382 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Clinical Social Worker

$79,394

 /yr
Range: $40K - $123K

$40K

$123K

$40,241 - $123,191 Range

California Department of State Hospitals
3.6

California Department of State Hospitals

Clinical Social Worker - Monthly

$6,444

 /mo
Range: $6K - $8K

$6K

$8K

$5,757 - $8,123 Range

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
3.6

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Clinical Social Worker

$89,726

 /yr
Range: $74K - $104K

$74K

$104K

$74,465 - $104,484 Range

UC San Francisco
4.2

UC San Francisco

Clinical Social Worker

$70,743

 /yr
Range: $62K - $86K

$62K

$86K

$62,000 - $85,997 Range

Cambridge Health Alliance
3.7

Cambridge Health Alliance

Clinical Social Worker

$69,250

 /yr
Range: $63K - $78K

$63K

$78K

$62,881 - $78,298 Range

University Settlement
3.4

University Settlement

Clinical Social Worker

$54,339

 /yr
Range: $49K - $70K

$49K

$70K

$48,987 - $69,607 Range

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Boston Medical Center
4

Boston Medical Center

Clinical Social Worker

$55,935

 /yr
Range: $55K - $57K

$55K

$57K

$54,924 - $56,895 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Clinical Social Worker

$76,956

 /yr
Range: $67K - $88K

$67K

$88K

$67,053 - $88,282 Range

North Suffolk Mental Health Association
3.4

North Suffolk Mental Health Association

Clinical Social Worker

$45,127

 /yr
Range: $44K - $46K

$44K

$46K

$43,591 - $46,092 Range

State of Mississippi
3.6

State of Mississippi

Clinical Social Worker

$45,126

 /yr
Range: $44K - $47K

$44K

$47K

$44,342 - $46,647 Range

VCU Health
3.9

VCU Health

Clinical Social Worker

$55,197

 /yr
Range: $42K - $67K

$42K

$67K

$42,335 - $67,026 Range

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
3.2

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

Clinical Social Worker

$56,681

 /yr
Range: $54K - $65K

$54K

$65K

$54,280 - $65,463 Range

Volunteers of America
3.3

Volunteers of America

Clinical Social Worker

$55,439

 /yr
Range: $41K - $64K

$41K

$64K

$41,249 - $63,520 Range

Children's Health
4.1

Children's Health

Clinical Social Worker

$58,455

 /yr
Range: $38K - $80K

$38K

$80K

$37,579 - $79,937 Range

Duke University Health System
3.9

Duke University Health System

Clinical Social Worker

$66,985

 /yr
Range: $50K - $82K

$50K

$82K

$50,000 - $82,119 Range

Swedish
3.3

Swedish

Clinical Social Worker - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $30 - $38

$30

$38

$30 - $38 Range

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
3.5

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Clinical Social Worker

$53,170

 /yr
Range: $52K - $59K

$52K

$59K

$51,574 - $58,685 Range

NYC Health + Hospitals
3.5

NYC Health + Hospitals

Clinical Social Worker

$67,510

 /yr
Range: $61K - $74K

$61K

$74K

$61,186 - $73,537 Range

Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Clinical Social Worker

$66,894

 /yr
Range: $61K - $97K

$61K

$97K

$61,432 - $97,110 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Clinical Social Worker salaries

The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker is $59,953 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 361 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Clinical Social Worker employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Clinical Social Worker in United States is $86,008 per year.

The lowest salary for a Clinical Social Worker in United States is $41,790 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent clinical social worker salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$49,700
per year
A Social Worker in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $49,700 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Social Worker (MSW) in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$47,637
per year
A Social Worker in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $47,637 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
$24
hourly
A Behavioral Health Consultant in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
A Social Worker in the San Luis Obispo, CA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
San Luis Obispo, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$40,000
per year
A Social Worker in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Factory Worker in the Kirksville, MO Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kirksville, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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