Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $40,204 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Psychiatric, Long Term Care, and Geriatrics.

$30,590 - $60,444
(Median)
$31K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,204
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$12.15 - $32.30
(Median)
$12
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,590 - $60,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
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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$30,144 - $60,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $32.30  
   
Overtime
$31.81  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
   
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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$30,144 - $60,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 24%


National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 27%

Long Term Care
up arrow 16%

Geriatrics
up arrow 15%

Group Therapy
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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