Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Los Angeles Salary

A little over a half of Licensed Clinical Social Workers in Los Angeles have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $54K to $111K per year, but median earnings come to around $73K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number. Work is enjoyable for Los Angeles Licensed Clinical Social Workers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Licensed Clinical Social Workers in Los Angeles, Calif. who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 85 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$52,381 - $112,148
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MEDIAN: $72,527
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$53,749 - $111,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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$25.64 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$55.50  
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$53,749 - $111,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $66K on average. It may be worth noting that those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a lower median salary of $65K. For Licensed Clinical Social Workers in Los Angeles, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $86K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Key Stats for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

▲14%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$76,000

▼13%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Skills That Affect Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries


Community Health
▼0%

National Average
$76,000


Group Therapy
▼4%

Geriatrics
▼5%

Bereavement Counseling
▼6%

Counseling
▼8%

Clinical Education
▼8%

Psychiatric
▼8%

Patient Counseling
▼10%

Spanish Language
▼11%

Milieu Therapy
▼12%

Training
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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