Medical and Public Health Social Worker Salary

The average pay for a Medical and Public Health Social Worker is $48,394 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.

$37,176 - $69,849
$37K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,394
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$14.79 - $35.48
$15
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.45
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,176 - $69,849  
   
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).
)
$36,624 - $70,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$33.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
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).
)
$36,624 - $70,415  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Medical and Public Health Social Worker

Most of the time, medical and public health social workers work for government agencies. They must be concerned with the general well-being of communities. Social workers in this field might deal with communities of different sizes. They can work for cities, small towns, states, or the federal government. They must make sure that that the community they serve has adequate health information. They make sure that the entire community has necessary tools to make informed health decisions. They must have thorough knowledge in scientific, social, and health issues.

Read More...

Medical and Public Health Social Worker Tasks

  • Assess and treat patients and their families in understanding and coping with emotional and social problems.
  • Provide advocacy and resource services for the patient.
  • Maintain caseload, documentation and reevaluate patients at appropriate intervals.
  • Gather relevant information pertaining to case issues.
  • Facilitate education, support groups and referrals.

Common Career Paths for Medical and Public Health Social Worker


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Social Worker Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Medical and Public Health Social Worker

Pay by Experience for a Medical and Public Health Social Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical and Public Health Social Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical and Public Health Social Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Medical and Public Health Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 11 salaries. A Medical and Public Health Social Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Medical and Public Health Social Worker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Medical and Public Health Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 10%