Median pay for Mid-Career Social Workers lies in the neighborhood of $46K per year. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Social Workers is high. There are far more female Mid-Career Social Workers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 85 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,939 - $63,811
$33K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,245
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$14.85 - $31.53
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MEDIAN: $21.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,939 - $63,811  
   
Bonus
$200.89 - $5,918  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$600  
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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$32,250 - $64,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $31.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$14.33 - $50.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.89 - $5,918  
   
Commission
$600  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$32,250 - $64,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 462

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,141

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For Mid-Career Social Workers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Social Workers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+19 percent), Seattle (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), and New York (+15 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Phoenix is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Pittsburgh and St. Louis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
074
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Bilingual
up arrow 13%

Hospice
up arrow 11%

Psychiatric
up arrow 10%

Group Therapy
up arrow 6%

Geriatrics
up arrow 5%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%


Case Management
0%

National Average
$46,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

Assessment
up arrow 1%

Crisis intervention
up arrow 4%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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