Social Worker Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

The average pay for a Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $41,665 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are 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.
Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Total Pay (?
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$31,826 - $60,119
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,664
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Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Total Pay (?
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$9.07 - $25.84
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,826 - $60,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $800  
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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$31,235 - $59,535  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $25.84  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $24.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $800  
   
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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$31,235 - $59,535  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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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.

Experience Affects Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%
Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 21%
Counseling
up arrow 18%
Case Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
$41,000
Long Term Care
up arrow 2%
Child Advocacy
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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