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Social Worker Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $38K annually. Atlanta Social Workers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The majority of Social Workers in Atlanta claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,037 - $65,974
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$66K
MEDIAN: $38,095
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50%
90%

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$12.61 - $39.15
(Median)
$13
$18
$39
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,037 - $65,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,200  
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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$29,353 - $65,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.61 - $39.15  
   
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,200  
   
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).
)
$29,353 - $65,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $35K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $55K.

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 13%

National Average
$39,000

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%