Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Social Workers in Atlanta, experience seems to be a major factor in determining pay. Pay increases are minimal for Social Workers in Atlanta just starting out. Salaries only go from $34K to $35K after a decade. Compensation is $53K after 10 to 20 years. Pay continues to grow for Atlanta Social Workers after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $55K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 11 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.