Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with Patient Counseling Skills Salary

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with Patient Counseling skills earns an average salary of $56,799 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$43,101 - $77,144
$43K
$57K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,799
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$22.53 - $47.92
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$48
MEDIAN: $30.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,101 - $77,144  
   
Bonus
$776 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$1,536  
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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$44,018 - $82,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.53 - $47.92  
   
Overtime
$4.07 - $46.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$776 - $5,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,536  
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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$44,018 - $82,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 186 salaries. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 106 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%