Social Worker in Los Angeles Salary

Pay for Social Workers in Los Angeles, Calif. sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Social Workers in Los Angeles are female. Nearly all enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,493 - $78,344
$37K
$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,955
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$13.57 - $30.06
$14
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.36
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$0$78K
Salary $37,493 - $78,344
Bonus $1,100
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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$30,415 - $66,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $13.57 - $30.06
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $1,100
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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$30,415 - $66,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 13 salaries. A Social Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲14%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$50,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Hospice
▲16%

Geriatrics
▲11%

Psychiatric
▲6%

Spanish Language
▲5%

Long Term Care
▲4%

▲3%

Case Management
▲1%

Group Therapy
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Child Advocacy
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 9%
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