Social Worker Salary in Los Angeles

Average Social Workers in Los Angeles make around $50K per year. Earnings generally vary between $31K and $68K per year. For the most part, Los Angeles Social Workers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Women make up the majority of Social Workers in Los Angeles, Calif. (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,392 - $66,056
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$66K
MEDIAN: $49,598
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50%
90%

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$13.91 - $33.28
(Median)
$14
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,392 - $66,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$30,802 - $68,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $33.28  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$30,802 - $68,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker in Los Angeles, California

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $44K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. Social Workers in Los Angeles, Calif. who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $67K.

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 19%

Hospice
up arrow 16%

Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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