Social Worker (MSW) with Acute Care Skills Salary

For MSW Social Workers with Acute Care skills, yearly average wages total $46K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a fair number have dental, too. Job satisfaction for MSW Social Workers with Acute Care skills is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,398 - $64,911
$34K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,330
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$17.40 - $35.42
$17
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,398 - $64,911  
   
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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$34,858 - $70,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$17.40 - $35.42  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$34,858 - $70,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker (MSW)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


MSW Social Workers with Acute Care skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. On average, MSW Social Workers with Acute Care skills make $56K following one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $63K.

Key Stats for Social Worker (MSW)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Social Worker (MSW) Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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