The average pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker is $39,843 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$29,998 - $52,023
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MEDIAN: $39,843
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Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Total Pay (?
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$13.83 - $27.63
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,998 - $52,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,550  
Total Pay (?
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$29,930 - $53,003  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $27.63  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $54.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,550  
   
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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$29,930 - $53,003  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
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National Average
$40,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Social Worker Salaries

Counseling
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Case Management
0%
National Average
$40,000
Spanish Language
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Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 16%
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