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Social Worker Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

Atlanta Social Workers may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $39K annually. Most Social Workers in Atlanta report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 90 percent of Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$28,142 - $66,955
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,591
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Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$10.45 - $38.78
(Median)
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39
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,142 - $66,955  
   
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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$28,427 - $66,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $38.78  
   
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$26K$52K$78K
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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$28,427 - $66,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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.
The average inexperienced worker earns $36K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $35K. Atlanta Social Workers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Social Workers in Atlanta, Ga. who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $55K.
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Experience Affects Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 31%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 12%
National Average
$39,000
Counseling
up arrow 5%
Case Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 12%