Social Worker with Counseling Skills Salary
Social Workers with Counseling skills usually earn approximately $45K per year , but Department of Veteran's Affairs offers a significantly higher median of $69K. Social Workers with Counseling skills can also look forward to large paychecks at University of Rochester Medical Center ($60K), DaVita Inc. ($56K), and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. ($53K). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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For Social Workers with Counseling skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Social Worker generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $58K.