Social Worker Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois is $40,336 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, Geriatrics, and Long Term Care.

$30,541 - $60,912
(Median)
$31K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,336
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$12.34 - $28.60
(Median)
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$21
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,541 - $60,912  
   
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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$30,290 - $60,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $28.60  
   
National 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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$30,290 - $60,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 33%

Geriatrics
up arrow 16%

Long Term Care
up arrow 16%

Group Therapy
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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