Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Social Worker make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$89,381 / yrTotal Pay
$49,325 / yrBase Pay
$40,056 / yrAdditional Pay

$89,381

 / yr
$37K$698K
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The estimated total pay for a Social Worker is $89,381 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,325 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $40,056 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$89,381 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Social Worker?

Some related job titles are Child and Family Social Worker Salaries with median pay of $86,364, Lcsw Salaries with median pay of $94,049, Medical Social Worker Salaries with median pay of $92,331, Social Worker, LCSW Salaries with median pay of $87,724.

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US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Social Worker

$76,376

 /yr
Range: $38K - $111K

$38K

$111K

$37,839 - $111,347 Range

DaVita
3.3

DaVita

Social Worker

$67,829

 /yr
Range: $41K - $88K

$41K

$88K

$41,406 - $87,912 Range

Fresenius Medical Care - North America
3.5

$49K

$78K

$49,500 - $78,104 Range

Mount Sinai Health System
3.6

$72,428

 /yr
Range: $60K - $90K

$60K

$90K

$59,769 - $90,296 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
3.1

$53,308

 /yr
Range: $43K - $72K

$43K

$72K

$42,975 - $71,522 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Social Worker

$60,731

 /yr
Range: $46K - $105K

$46K

$105K

$46,090 - $104,848 Range

Gandara Center
2.6

Gandara Center

Social Worker

$67,746

 /yr
Range: $68K - $70K

$68K

$70K

$67,746 - $69,967 Range

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Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
3.5

$54K

$71K

$53,989 - $71,365 Range

Northwell Health
4.0

Northwell Health

Social Worker

$80,666

 /yr
Range: $42K - $99K

$42K

$99K

$42,277 - $98,843 Range

JCCA
3.2

JCCA

Social Worker

$55,176

 /yr
Range: $43K - $63K

$43K

$63K

$43,263 - $62,841 Range

VITAS Healthcare
3.2

VITAS Healthcare

Social Worker

$62,819

 /yr
Range: $43K - $87K

$43K

$87K

$43,000 - $87,053 Range

NYC Health + Hospitals
3.5

$66,592

 /yr
Range: $59K - $77K

$59K

$77K

$59,395 - $76,570 Range

Center for Urban Community Service (CUCS)
3.4

$50K

$65K

$50,099 - $65,314 Range

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
3.7

$59,628

 /yr
Range: $52K - $92K

$52K

$92K

$51,757 - $91,677 Range

Arkansas DHS
3.3

Arkansas DHS

Social Worker

$49,188

 /yr
Range: $49K - $54K

$49K

$54K

$49,188 - $53,973 Range

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
3.4

$51K

$63K

$51,218 - $63,227 Range

Baylor Scott & White Health
3.8

$66,338

 /yr
Range: $55K - $69K

$55K

$69K

$55,189 - $69,248 Range

Golden Gate Regional Center
3.5

$52,568

 /yr
Range: $48K - $70K

$48K

$70K

$47,659 - $69,561 Range

Dept. of Children and Family Services
3.1

$55,624

 /yr
Range: $38K - $89K

$38K

$89K

$38,000 - $89,142 Range

Los Angeles County
3.9

Los Angeles County

Social Worker

$70,320

 /yr
Range: $51K - $104K

$51K

$104K

$51,143 - $104,374 Range

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$30

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8 days ago by a Support Worker with 1 to 3 years of experience

$5,000

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Youth Worker with 1 to 3 years of experience

$30

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8 days ago by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 10 to 14 years of experience

$16

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8 days ago by a Youth Care Worker with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$35,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Social Worker with less than one year of experience

$11

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Youth Worker with 4 to 6 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Hospice Social Worker, LMSW with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Social Worker salaries

The national average salary for a Social Worker is $54,923 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Social Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7976 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Social Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Social Worker in United States is $77,919 per year.

The lowest salary for a Social Worker in United States is $38,714 per year.

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