Social Worker Salary in Cleveland, Ohio (United States)

Cleveland Social Workers can expect to earn an average of $40,279 per year. Pay starts at $28,906 and can approach $61,349 per year on the higher side. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and about half collecting vision insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Social Worker in Cleveland, Ohio Salary (?
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$28,978 - $59,393
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MEDIAN: $39,588
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Social Worker in Cleveland, Ohio Salary (?
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$12.07 - $27.62
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,978 - $59,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$28,906 - $61,349  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.07 - $27.62  
   
Overtime
$19.53 - $28.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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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$28,906 - $61,349  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Cleveland, Ohio

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Social Workers in Cleveland, Ohio can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. After five to 10 years, pay—which begins at $37K—can reach $40K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $42K. Though salary increases are not as strong, pay continues to grow slightly for Social Workers in Cleveland, Ohio after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $48K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 13 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 6 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 16 percent. A majority of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Experience Affects Social Worker in Cleveland, Ohio Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Cleveland, Ohio Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 34%
Counseling
up arrow 4%
National Average
$40,000
Case Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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