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.

$37,552 - $79,781
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$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $52,896
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$14.65 - $36.24
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$36
MEDIAN: $24.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,552 - $79,781  
   
Bonus
$3,350  
Total Pay (?
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$35,617 - $78,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $36.24  
   
Overtime
$15.30 - $53.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,350  
   
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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$35,617 - $78,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $52,512

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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 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Social Work Supervisor Salaries

▲26%

▲8%

National Average
$53,000

▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Social Work Supervisor Salaries

Group Therapy
▲43%

Grant Writing
▲17%

Program Development
▲15%


National Average
$53,000


Training
▼6%

Supervision
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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