Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Atlanta Social Workers ; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. Most Social Workers in Atlanta report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,529 - $61,139
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$61K
MEDIAN: $38,937
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$14.85 - $39.45
(Median)
$15
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,529 - $61,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,102  
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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$29,820 - $61,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,102  
   
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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$29,820 - $61,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $37K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Social Workers in Atlanta make a median salary of $52K. Atlanta Social Workers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $57K.

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 35%

Psychiatric
up arrow 12%

National Average
$40,000

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 5%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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