Social Worker Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

An average Social Worker in Boston, Mass. can expect to take home roughly $48K per year. Women account for the majority of Social Workers in Boston, Mass. who took the survey — 81 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,584 - $69,149

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$14.67 - $34.25

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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$33,584 - $69,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
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$32,048 - $68,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $34.25  
   
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $750  
   
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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$32,048 - $68,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts

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


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $42K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Boston Social Workers make a median salary of $51K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $68K.

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 14%

Counseling
up arrow 10%

Psychiatric
up arrow 6%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 17%
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