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How much does a Social Worker (MSW) make?

Updated Nov 29, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$55,541 /yr
Average Base Pay

70 salaries

$42K

Low

$56K

Average

$73K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Social Worker (MSW) is $55,541 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Social Worker (MSW) salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 70 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Social Worker (MSW) employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Worker$54,923 /yr
L3
Senior Social Worker$63,133 /yr
L4
Lead Social Worker$72,588 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Adoption Social Worker

$46,922

per year

Clinical Social Worker

$61,157

per year

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

$68,604

per year

Mental Health Therapist

$52,845

per year

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Fresenius Medical Care - North America
3.5

Fresenius Medical Care - North America

Social Worker (MSW)

$60,447

 /yr
Range: $52K - $65K
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$52K

$65K

$51,792 - $65,177 Range

DaVita
3.4

DaVita

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $38

$27

$38

$27 - $38 Range

Houston Methodist
4.2

Houston Methodist

Social Worker (MSW)

$69,279

 /yr
Range: $52K - $77K

$52K

$77K

$51,538 - $76,801 Range

Lee Health
3.7

Lee Health

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$26 -$32

 hourly

$26

$32

$26 - $32 Range

Fresenius Medical Care
3.6

Fresenius Medical Care

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$33 -$36

 hourly

$33

$36

$33 - $36 Range

DaVita
3.3

DaVita

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$57K -$82K

$57K

$82K

$57,024 - $82,279 Range

Heartland Hospice
3.1

Heartland Hospice

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$52K -$59K

$52K

$59K

$51,734 - $59,453 Range

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Cornerstone Hospice
3.4

Cornerstone Hospice

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$46K -$51K

$46K

$51K

$46,034 - $50,648 Range

BioMedical Applications of Texas

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$54K -$66K

$54K

$66K

$53,848 - $66,114 Range

Hope Haven (IA)
3.9

Hope Haven (IA)

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Deloitte
4

Deloitte

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$57K -$61K

$57K

$61K

$56,903 - $61,380 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$47,971 - $51,948 Range

Ascension
3.4

Ascension

Social Worker (MSW)
About 

$48K -$52K

$48K

$52K

$48,096 - $51,536 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$28 -$30

 hourly

$28

$30

$28 - $30 Range

Fresenius Medical Care - North America
3.5

Fresenius Medical Care - North America

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

BAYADA Home Health Care
4

BAYADA Home Health Care

Social Worker (MSW) - Hourly
About 

$59 -$64

 hourly

$59

$64

$59 - $64 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Worker (MSW) salaries

The national average salary for a Social Worker (MSW) is $55,541 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Social Worker (MSW) salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 70 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Worker (MSW) employees.

The highest salary for a Social Worker (MSW) in United States is $73,390 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker (MSW) in United States is $42,033 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Social Worker (MSW) or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Social Worker (MSW).

Recent Salary Reports

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

$17
hourly
A General Factory Worker in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$45
hourly
A Medical Social Worker in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $45 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$42,953
per year
A Social Worker in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $42,953 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Mental Health Social Worker in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$29
hourly
A LMSW Social Worker in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
Charleston, SC Area area
Per Diem
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$93,000
per year
A Behavioral Health Clinician in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $93,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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