How much does a Social Worker make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated May 6, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$55,546 /yr
Average Base Pay

323 salaries

$41K

Low

$56K

Average

$76K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$2,728Range$119 - $62,699
The average salary for a Social Worker is $55,546 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 323 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees in Los Angeles, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Worker$55,545 /yr
L3
Senior Social Worker$75,475 /yr
L4
Lead Social Worker$64,318 /yr
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Related Job Titles

Child and Family Social Worker

$57,816

per year

Lcsw

$84,217

per year

Medical Social Worker

$71,742

per year

Social Worker LCSW

$57,816

per year

Salaries in Los Angeles, CA

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Special Service For Groups
3.3

Special Service For Groups

Social Worker

$52,464

 /yr
Range: $51K - $59K
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$51K

$59K

$51,435 - $59,045 Range

Koreatown Youth and Community Center
4.3

Koreatown Youth and Community Center

Social Worker

$42,004

 /yr
Range: $38K - $44K

$38K

$44K

$38,400 - $44,201 Range

DaVita
3.5

DaVita

Social Worker

$69,613

 /yr
Range: $58K - $81K

$58K

$81K

$57,991 - $80,637 Range

Los Angeles County
4.1

Los Angeles County

Social Worker

$56,860

 /yr
Range: $40K - $69K

$40K

$69K

$39,501 - $68,615 Range

Pacific Clinics
3

Pacific Clinics

Social Worker - Monthly

$4,772

 /mo
Range: $5K - $5K

$5K

$5K

$4,772 - $4,772 Range

Better Life Adult Day Health Center

Social Worker

$46,372

 /yr
Range: $42K - $53K

$42K

$53K

$42,138 - $52,898 Range

AltaMed
3.2

AltaMed

Social Worker

$61,698

 /yr
Range: $55K - $66K

$55K

$66K

$55,486 - $66,497 Range

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RehabAbilities & Social Service Professionals
3.6

RehabAbilities & Social Service Professionals

Social Worker - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $26

$21

$26

$21 - $26 Range

5

Fontana Adult Day Health Care Center

Social Worker

$49,382

 /yr
Range: $40K - $58K

$40K

$58K

$40,264 - $58,479 Range

UCLA Health
4.1

UCLA Health

Social Worker

$88,653

 /yr
Range: $70K - $104K

$70K

$104K

$69,756 - $103,608 Range

4.7

Beverly Adult Day Care Center

Social Worker

$55,978

 /yr
Range: $45K - $58K

$45K

$58K

$45,064 - $58,476 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Social Worker

$70,349

 /yr
Range: $60K - $111K

$60K

$111K

$60,000 - $110,602 Range

College Hospitals
3.4

College Hospitals

Social Worker - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $26 - $30

$26

$30

$26 - $30 Range

Kheir
2.8

Kheir

Social Worker

$32,815

 /yr
Range: $33K - $46K

$33K

$46K

$32,815 - $45,782 Range

Koinonia Family Services
3

Koinonia Family Services

Social Worker

$53,856

 /yr
Range: $45K - $58K

$45K

$58K

$45,435 - $57,610 Range

All Care Home Health Provider
3.8

All Care Home Health Provider

Social Worker - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $28 - $32

$28

$32

$28 - $32 Range

Tenet Healthcare
3.1

Tenet Healthcare

Social Worker - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $27 - $27

$27

$27

$27 - $27 Range

Silverado
3.6

Silverado

Social Worker

$71,808

 /yr
Range: $72K - $72K

$72K

$72K

$71,808 - $71,808 Range

Jewish Family Service Of Los Angeles
3.5

Jewish Family Service Of Los Angeles

Social Worker

$55,524

 /yr
Range: $51K - $58K

$51K

$58K

$51,455 - $58,400 Range

2.7

Ninos Latinos Unidos

Social Worker

$57,575

 /yr
Range: $47K - $81K

$47K

$81K

$46,601 - $81,283 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Social Worker salaries

The average salary for a Social Worker is $55,545 in Los Angeles, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 323 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees in Los Angeles, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Social Worker in Los Angeles, CA Area is $75,974 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker in Los Angeles, CA Area is $40,610 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$27
hourly
A Foster Care Social Worker reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Per Diem
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Childcare Provider reported making $15 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
School / School District
$98,000
per year
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$56,000
per year
A Social Worker reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
 
Nonprofit Organization
$63,000
per year
A Social Skills Facilitator reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$4,908
monthly
A Behavioral Health Clinician reported making $4,908 per month
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$22
hourly
A Home Visitor reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$56,000
per year
A Social Worker reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization