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Social Worker Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois is $40,400 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.

$30,340 - $61,031
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,399
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$11.98 - $33.00
(Median)
$12
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,340 - $61,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
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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$30,006 - $61,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $33.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
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).
)
$30,006 - $61,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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.

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 28%


National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 32%

Geriatrics
up arrow 17%

Long Term Care
up arrow 13%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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