Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of about $37K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $46K. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home $48K annually.
By state, Department of Children and Families employees make the most in Massachusetts, earning around $46K per year on average.
Earning $53K on average, MSW Social Workers receive the most money, followed by Social Workers ($48K).
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Clinical Social Workers earn $52K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Department of Children and Families provides the highest financial reward to those with a master's in social work — these employees rake in about $46K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Data Analysis; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $87K. One of the more prevalent skills at Department of Children and Families is Case Management, with slightly more than half considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Counseling, Child Advocacy, and Spanish Language.
Benefits and Perks
Close to one-half participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of workers can count on health insurance, and more than half of workers have dental coverage as a benefit.