Social Work Supervisor Salary

A Social Work Supervisor earns an average salary of $52,896 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Group Therapy, Grant Writing, Program Development, and Clinical Supervision.

$38,015 - $80,228
$38K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,764
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$15.06 - $40.73
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$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.18
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$0$80K
Salary $38,015 - $80,228
Bonus $2,750
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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$36,540 - $80,766
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 313
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $15.06 - $40.73
Overtime $16.22 - $53.58
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $2,750
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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$36,540 - $80,766
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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Job Description for Social Work Supervisor

Social work supervisors function primarily in a supervisory role, guiding the activities of less experienced social workers within their organization. There is also a significant administrative component of the position, as social work supervisors help run the social work program within an organization.

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Social Work Supervisor Tasks

  • Supervise, support, and evaluate a team of social workers in day-to-day operations.
  • Educate clients on options and make referrals to other agencies.
  • Review and improve recommendations and treatment plans, including identifying psychological tests or other unmet needs.
  • Offer guidance and assistance with complex or difficult cases, including coordination of services.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable regulations and documentation practices.

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Work Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Social Work Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Work Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 118 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Work Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Social Work Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 165 salaries. A Social Work Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 69 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,468

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Social Work Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Social Work Supervisor?

Social Work Supervisor in Tucson:
"Giving Back leads to Happiness."
Pros: I have the opportunity to truly help who are often incapable of helping themselves. It's important to empower these people because, in reality, they will be their best advocate.
Cons: Struggling with a very limited budget results in limits providing effective services.

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Key Stats for Social Work Supervisor

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Social Work Supervisor Salaries

▲24%

▲6%

National Average
$53,000

▼5%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Social Work Supervisor Salaries

Group Therapy
▲40%

Grant Writing
▲15%

Program Development
▲13%


National Average
$53,000


Training
▼7%

Supervision
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 15%
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