Late-Career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salary

Median pay for Late-Career Licensed Clinical Social Workers lies in the neighborhood of $62K per year. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and over one-half get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Late-Career Licensed Clinical Social Workers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Late-Career Licensed Clinical Social Workers (80 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$46,393 - $83,761
$46K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $62,085
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$23.06 - $60.54
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$61
MEDIAN: $33.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,393 - $83,761  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$2,618  
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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$46,845 - $95,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$23.06 - $60.54  
   
Overtime
$39.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.77 - $4,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,618  
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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$46,845 - $95,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,924

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Late-Career Licensed Clinical Social Workers will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 35 percent. Late-Career Licensed Clinical Social Workers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+16 percent), Washington (+12 percent), Sacramento (+12 percent), and New York (+10 percent). With compensation 12 percent below the national average, Chicago is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Charlotte and Indianapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

Training
▲8%

Clinical Education
▲7%

Health and Wellness
▲7%

Psychiatric
▲5%



Community Health
▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Patient Counseling
▼1%

Hospice
▼1%

Bereavement Counseling
▼2%

Geriatrics
▼2%

▼3%

Group Therapy
▼3%

Clinical Psychology
▼5%

Family Practice
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 29%
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