Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Seattle Salary

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $61,928 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$48,784 - $101,806
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$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,289
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$48,784 - $101,806  
   
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$5,000  
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$49,578 - $97,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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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 7 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 16 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 $84,000 based on 6 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 $75,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Counseling
▼10%

Community Health
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 10%
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