Social Worker Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

The average salary for a Social Worker in San Diego, California is $40,779 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Counseling is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Social Worker in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$30,836 - $71,824
(Median)
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58K
72K
MEDIAN: $40,779
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Social Worker in San Diego, California Salary (?
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$11.49 - $34.04
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,836 - $71,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $198.32  
Total Pay (?
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$30,043 - $71,003  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.49 - $34.04  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$30,043 - $71,003  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Social Worker in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 60%
Mid-Career
up arrow 38%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in San Diego, California Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 12%
National Average
$43,000
Child Advocacy
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 17%
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