How much does a Social Worker make in Philadelphia, PA?

Updated May 17, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$52,148 /yr
Average Base Pay

190 salaries

$38K

Low

$52K

Average

$71K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for a Social Worker is $52,148 in Philadelphia, PA. Salaries estimates are based on 190 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees in Philadelphia, PA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Worker$52,148 /yr
L3
Senior Social Worker$45,219 /yr
L4
Lead Social Worker$50,881 /yr
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Related Job Titles

Child and Family Social Worker

$50,982

per year

Lcsw

$63,778

per year

Medical Social Worker

$60,054

per year

Social Worker LCSW

$50,982

per year

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Omni Health Services
2.1

Omni Health Services

Social Worker - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $42
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$17

$42

$17 - $42 Range

Penn Medicine
4.2

Penn Medicine

Social Worker

$63,253

 /yr
Range: $59K - $76K

$59K

$76K

$58,578 - $75,699 Range

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3.8

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Social Worker

$60,842

 /yr
Range: $58K - $73K

$58K

$73K

$57,919 - $72,593 Range

Genesis HealthCare
3.1

Genesis HealthCare

Social Worker

$52,918

 /yr
Range: $48K - $57K

$48K

$57K

$48,340 - $57,278 Range

Thomas Jefferson University
3.9

Thomas Jefferson University

Social Worker

$56,413

 /yr
Range: $48K - $74K

$48K

$74K

$48,000 - $73,517 Range

Universal Health Services
3.4

Universal Health Services

Social Worker

$53,664

 /yr
Range: $49K - $64K

$49K

$64K

$49,431 - $63,896 Range

Tower Health
3.4

Tower Health

Social Worker

$64,671

 /yr
Range: $52K - $66K

$52K

$66K

$51,856 - $66,223 Range

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Friends Hospital
3

Friends Hospital

Social Worker

$50,934

 /yr
Range: $42K - $54K

$42K

$54K

$41,754 - $53,987 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Social Worker

$66,091

 /yr
Range: $60K - $70K

$60K

$70K

$60,425 - $69,823 Range

DaVita
3.5

DaVita

Social Worker

$68,500

 /yr
Range: $66K - $77K

$66K

$77K

$66,436 - $77,026 Range

City of Philadelphia
3.6

City of Philadelphia

Social Worker

$66,294

 /yr
Range: $64K - $79K

$64K

$79K

$63,515 - $79,082 Range

Heartland Hospice
3

Heartland Hospice

Social Worker

$61,504

 /yr
Range: $59K - $62K

$59K

$62K

$58,909 - $62,084 Range

Public Health Management
2.9

Public Health Management

Social Worker

$43,338

 /yr
Range: $41K - $46K

$41K

$46K

$41,415 - $46,314 Range

Abramson Senior Care
3.5

Abramson Senior Care

Social Worker

$63,617

 /yr
Range: $52K - $75K

$52K

$75K

$52,082 - $74,501 Range

Temp Solutions

Social Worker - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $22 - $23

$22

$23

$22 - $23 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.4

University of Pennsylvania

Social Worker
About 

$60K -$63K

$60K

$63K

$59,598 - $63,385 Range

Aetna
3.6

Aetna

Social Worker
About 

$65K -$73K

$65K

$73K

$65,319 - $72,702 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
2.8

ProMedica Senior Care

Social Worker - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Fresenius Medical Care - North America
3.5

Fresenius Medical Care - North America

Social Worker - Hourly
About 

$26 -$36

 hourly

$26

$36

$26 - $36 Range

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
3.7

$56K

$69K

$55,993 - $68,554 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Social Worker salaries

The average salary for a Social Worker is $52,148 in Philadelphia, PA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 190 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker employees in Philadelphia, PA Area.

The highest salary for a Social Worker in Philadelphia, PA Area is $71,055 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker in Philadelphia, PA Area is $38,272 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.

$63,495
per year
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker reported making $63,495 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
School / School District
$11
hourly
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSA) reported making $11 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$57,278
per year
A Social Worker reported making $57,278 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$67,000
per year
A Social Worker reported making $67,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$20
hourly
A Child and Youth Worker reported making $20 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$62,000
per year
A Social Worker reported making $62,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$70,000
per year
A CPS reported making $70,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Social Worker reported making $15 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$76,229
per year
A Social Worker reported making $76,229 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization