Social Worker Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average pay for a Social Worker in Houston, Texas is $45,604 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Spanish Language, Hospice, Psychiatric, and Long Term Care.
Social Worker in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$31,178 - $62,788
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MEDIAN: $45,604
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Social Worker in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$13.57 - $38.88
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,178 - $62,788  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$31,392 - $64,947  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $38.88  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
   
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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$31,392 - $64,947  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Houston, Texas

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

Experience Affects Social Worker in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Houston, Texas Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 36%
Hospice
up arrow 27%
Psychiatric
up arrow 13%
Long Term Care
up arrow 11%
Counseling
up arrow 8%
Geriatrics
up arrow 5%
National Average
$48,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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