Mid-Career Social Worker Salary

Average Mid-Career Social Workers make around $44K annually. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Social Workers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Mid-Career Social Workers (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,982 - $61,562

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$14.71 - $29.61

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,982 - $61,562  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,971  
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $3,150  
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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$30,967 - $61,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $29.61  
   
Overtime
$19.89 - $44.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,971  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $3,150  
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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$30,967 - $61,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 498
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Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Mid-Career Social Workers in Dallas receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Social Workers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+19 percent), Houston (+19 percent), Washington (+17 percent), and San Francisco (+17 percent). Atlanta is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Phoenix (11 percent lower) and Cleveland (6 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Social Worker Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 11%

Hospice
up arrow 10%

Group Therapy
up arrow 9%

Geriatrics
up arrow 8%

Counseling
up arrow 4%

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 2%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 302 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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