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Social Worker Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois is $39,755 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Psychiatric and Geriatrics.
$29,444 - $60,301
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,754
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$11.33 - $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,444 - $60,301  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
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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$28,916 - $60,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $32.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,163  
   
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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$28,916 - $60,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 38%

Geriatrics
up arrow 21%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 4%

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%