Mid-Career Social Worker (MSW) Salary

For Mid-Career MSW Social Workers, annual average wages total $47K per year. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Mid-Career MSW Social Workers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,977 - $62,552
$35K
$47K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,914
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90%

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$17.57 - $32.08
$18
$24
$32
MEDIAN: $24.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,977 - $62,552  
   
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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$35,325 - $64,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.57 - $32.08  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
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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$35,325 - $64,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Key Stats for Social Worker (MSW)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

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

Dialysis
▲18%

Acute Care
▲13%

Clinical Psychology
▲7%

Spanish Language
▲4%

Patient Education
▲2%

Bereavement Counseling
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲1%

Community Health
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Hospice
▼1%

Case Management
▼2%

Counseling
▼2%

Psychiatric
▼5%

Program Management
▼6%

Family Practice
▼7%

Training
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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