Clinical Social Worker Salary (United States)

A Clinical Social Worker earns an average salary of $49,545 per year.
Clinical Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$35,516 - $70,693
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,544
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Clinical Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$18.53 - $40.26
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,516 - $70,693  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,962  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $1,597  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,334 - $74,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 661
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$18.53 - $40.26  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,962  
   
Profit Sharing
$504 - $1,597  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,334 - $74,205  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 661
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Job Description for Clinical Social Worker

The duties performed by a clinical social worker role are numerous and vary according to the particular setting in which they work. Overall, clinical social workers deliver therapy to individuals who are in need of mental or emotional support, as well as coordinate various other services to help meet individuals’ needs. Clinical social workers’ work environments vary widely depending on their employers; typical employers include hospitals, mental health clinics, residential nursing facilities, home healthcare companies, and substance abuse treatment centers.
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Clinical Social Worker Tasks
  • Communicate with patients and rehabilitation or care programs to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
  • Conduct psychosocial evaluations and advise clinicians on social work matters.
  • Coordinate patient interactions from patient care, discharge instructions, follow-up to aftercare information.
  • Negotiate with payers, outreach, family, and third party groups to safeguard patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Social Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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Houston
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Seattle
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Washington
up arrow 20%
San Diego
up arrow 17%
New Haven
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New York
up arrow 5%
Los Angeles
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Boston
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National Average
$51,000
Baltimore
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Chicago
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Salt Lake City
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Detroit
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Columbus
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Albuquerque
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Experience Affects Clinical Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Clinical Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 4%
Psychotherapy
up arrow 3%
Group Therapy
up arrow 1%
Assessment
up arrow 1%
National Average
$51,000
Counseling
up arrow 1%
Spanish Language
up arrow 1%
Clinical Supervision
up arrow 6%
mental health
up arrow 6%

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Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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