Mid-Career Social Worker (MSW) Salary

The average Mid-Career MSW Social Worker earns approximately $47K per year. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Mid-Career MSW Social Workers (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,545 - $63,021
$36K
$47K
$63K
MEDIAN: $47,303
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$17.59 - $32.34
$18
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $24.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,545 - $63,021  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$35,841 - $65,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.59 - $32.34  
   
Overtime
$35.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$35,841 - $65,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Key Stats for Social Worker (MSW)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
5-9 years
77%
10-19 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Social Worker (MSW) Salaries

▲18%

Acute Care
▲12%

Clinical Psychology
▲9%

Spanish Language
▲4%

Bereavement Counseling
▲2%

Community Health
▲2%

Hospice
▲2%

Patient Education
▲1%

Geriatrics
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Case Management
▼1%

Counseling
▼3%

Family Practice
▼3%

Program Management
▼5%

Psychiatric
▼5%

Training
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%