Social Worker Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

A Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $45,519 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Counseling, Geriatrics, and Psychiatric. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$30,956 - $64,179
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MEDIAN: $45,519
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National Salary Data

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$30,956 - $64,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
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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$30,851 - $63,053  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Experience Affects Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 22%
Geriatrics
up arrow 16%
Psychiatric
up arrow 10%
Case Management
0%
National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 21%
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