Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker is $40,137 per year.
Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$30,464 - $52,251
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,137
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Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$13.89 - $27.15
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,464 - $52,251  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,563  
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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$30,327 - $53,198  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.89 - $27.15  
   
Overtime
$1.14 - $34.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,563  
   
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).
)
$30,327 - $53,198  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 557
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New York
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Chicago
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$40,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Salaries

Counseling
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Case Management
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Spanish Language
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National Average
$40,000

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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 15%
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