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Social Worker Salary with Counseling skills

Median pay for Social Workers with Counseling skills lies in the neighborhood of $44K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $30K to $65K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by tenure and geographic location. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Social Workers with Counseling skills (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The majority of Social Workers with Counseling skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,471 - $64,766
(Median)
$30K
$44K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,651
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$13.54 - $30.99
(Median)
$14
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary 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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,471 - $64,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,962  
Profit Sharing
$7.83 - $509  
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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$30,288 - $65,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,360
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $30.99  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $43.94  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,962  
   
Profit Sharing
$7.83 - $509  
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).
)
$30,288 - $65,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 456

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker with Counseling skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


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. The average beginner in this position makes around $40K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $46K. For Social Workers with Counseling skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $51K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $57K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Social Worker with Counseling skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 16%


National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 343 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 16%