The average salary for a Social Worker in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $40,805 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$38,884 - $58,504
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,804
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$13.11 - $22.38
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
50%

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$26,859 - $59,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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$26,859 - $59,396  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.3%

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Counseling
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 26%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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