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Social Worker Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The average pay for a Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $42,532 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Hospice, Psychiatric, and Counseling. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$32,044 - $61,236
(Median)
$32K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,532
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90%

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$11.74 - $26.56
(Median)
$12
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,044 - $61,236  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $805  
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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$31,558 - $60,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $26.56  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $24.26  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $805  
   
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).
)
$31,558 - $60,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 20%

Psychiatric
up arrow 17%

Counseling
up arrow 10%


National Average
$41,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 3%

Long Term Care
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%