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Social Worker Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for a Social Worker in San Diego, California is $41,755 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Spanish Language, Counseling, and Case Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,712 - $72,532
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$73K
MEDIAN: $41,754
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$11.33 - $39.56
(Median)
$11
$23
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,712 - $72,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $198.32  
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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$29,638 - $72,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $39.56  
   
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $198.32  
   
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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$29,638 - $72,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Experience Affects Social Worker in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 58%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in San Diego, California Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 82%

Counseling
up arrow 22%


National Average
$43,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 24%
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