A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $53,781 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Community Health and Psychiatric.

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MEDIAN: $53,781
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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Salary
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$38,985 - $72,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Hourly Rate
$26.49  
   
Overtime
$40.50  
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$38,985 - $72,026  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$54,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

Community Health
up arrow 17%

Psychiatric
up arrow 13%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 10%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 5%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Patient Counseling
up arrow 3%

Group Therapy
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 1%

Counseling
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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