Social Worker Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Atlanta Social Workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Social Workers in Atlanta are female. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,385 - $64,070

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$14.42 - $38.78

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,385 - $64,070  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,152  
Total Pay (?
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$29,677 - $63,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.42 - $38.78  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,152  
   
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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$29,677 - $63,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.


Atlanta Social Workers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. During the first five years of their careers, Social Workers in Atlanta see a median income of $36K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $39K. Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $57K.

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 35%

Psychiatric
up arrow 12%

National Average
$40,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 11%
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