Social Worker in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Social Worker in Houston, Texas is $47,028 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 and Hospice.

$31,867 - $62,735
(Median)
$32K
$47K
$63K
MEDIAN: $47,027
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$12.23 - $38.01
(Median)
$12
$26
$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,867 - $62,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
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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$31,704 - $64,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $38.01  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
   
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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$31,704 - $64,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 24%

Hospice
up arrow 22%

Long Term Care
up arrow 9%

Psychiatric
up arrow 9%

Counseling
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000


Child Advocacy
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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