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Social Worker Salary with Counseling skills

Median pay for Social Workers with Counseling skills is around $44K per year. The bottom of the pay range sits near $30K, and the top verges on $65K per year. While experience level and location impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. There are far more female Social Workers with Counseling skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 82 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,515 - $64,624
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,711
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$13.70 - $31.08
(Median)
$14
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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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
$30,515 - $64,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,966  
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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$30,343 - $65,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $31.08  
   
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 - $1,966  
   
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).
)
$30,343 - $65,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 478

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $40K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $46K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Social Workers with Counseling skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Social Worker with more than 20 years of experience can earn $56K on average.

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Experience Affects Social Worker with Counseling skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 346 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: 17%
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