Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Median pay for Atlanta Social Workers is around $40K annually. Job satisfaction for Social Workers in Atlanta is high. Just under one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,953 - $57,795
$30K
$40K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,319
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50%
90%

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$13.03 - $31.79
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$58K
Salary $29,953 - $57,795
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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$29,556 - $58,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.03 - $31.79
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$58K
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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$29,556 - $58,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 12 salaries. A Social Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Social Worker

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

▲36%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Hospice
▲33%

Psychiatric
▲30%

▲4%

Case Management
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Child Advocacy
▼5%

Group Therapy
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%
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