Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

The average pay for a Social Worker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $42,307 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Psychiatric and Hospice. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$31,862 - $61,370
(Median)
$32K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,307
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$14.00 - $30.65
(Median)
$14
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,862 - $61,370  
   
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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$31,633 - $61,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $30.65  
   
Overtime
$23.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$31,633 - $61,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 18%

Hospice
up arrow 14%


Case Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$42,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 4%

Long Term Care
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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