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Mid-Career Social Worker Salary

Average Mid-Career Social Workers make around $44K per year. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Mid-Career Social Workers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Mid-Career Social Workers (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,946 - $61,480
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,016
10%
50%
90%

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$14.71 - $29.24
(Median)
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,946 - $61,480  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,950  
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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$30,947 - $61,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,137
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $29.24  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $44.22  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,950  
   
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).
)
$30,947 - $61,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 456

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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Social Workers, working in the bustling city of San Diego has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Social Workers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+21 percent), Houston (+20 percent), Dallas (+20 percent), and Washington (+18 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Phoenix and Cleveland (9 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Social Worker Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 12%

Group Therapy
up arrow 11%

Hospice
up arrow 9%

Geriatrics
up arrow 8%

Counseling
up arrow 4%

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

National Average
$44,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 4%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 307 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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