Social Worker Salary in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Social Workers take home an average $50K annually. Pay generally varies between $31K and $68K per year. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Social Workers in Los Angeles who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Social Workers in Los Angeles, Calif. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,155 - $66,837

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$13.91 - $33.28

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,155 - $66,837  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$30,918 - $68,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $33.28  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $58.72  
Local 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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$30,918 - $68,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $44K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $52K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $66K.

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Experience Affects Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 16%

Psychiatric
up arrow 15%

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
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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