Social Worker Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

A Social Worker in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $49,762 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Child Advocacy and Psychiatric. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$34,765 - $65,155
(Median)
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44K
50K
65K
MEDIAN: $49,761
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Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$14.14 - $33.84
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,765 - $65,155  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$31,181 - $68,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $33.84  
   
Overtime
$35.17 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
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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$31,181 - $68,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Child Advocacy
up arrow 33%
Psychiatric
up arrow 12%
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Spanish Language
0%
National Average
$50,000
Counseling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%