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 $45K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $55K. Social Workers in Boston, Mass. with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $51K. Social Workers in Boston who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $67K.