A School Social Worker earns an average salary of $45,400 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Bilingual is associated with high pay for this job.
School Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$33,629 - $71,429
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58K
71K
MEDIAN: $45,399
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School Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$12.41 - $30.81
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19
26
31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,629 - $71,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,710  
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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$33,242 - $71,818  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 406
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $30.81  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,710  
   
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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$33,242 - $71,818  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 406
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Job Description for School Social Worker
  • Refer students to outside organizations and medical professionals.
  • Conduct psycho-social assessments to diagnose behavioral disabilities and recommends a course of action including medication, environmental and social changes.
  • Counsel students and parents.
  • Support and educate students on relationship building, coping and other life skills.
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Pay by Experience Level for School Social Worker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 34%
Washington
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National Average
$46,000
Chicago
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Detroit
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Experience Affects School Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect School Social Worker Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 28%
National Average
$46,000
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Crisis intervention
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 111 votes.
Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%
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