Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Average Atlanta Social Workers make around $40K annually. Most Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Although the larger part have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, about one in three claim no health benefits at all. The vast majority of Social Workers in Atlanta (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,308 - $57,735
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$58K
MEDIAN: $40,151
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MEDIAN: $23.82
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$30,082 - $58,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Overtime
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$30,082 - $58,310  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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
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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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲32%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$41,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Hospice
▲29%

Psychiatric
▲27%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Case Management
▼2%

Child Advocacy
▼8%

Group Therapy
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 32%
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