Average Clinical Social Worker Salary

$55,912
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,229
Bonus
$9,000
Commission
$6,500
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The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker is $55,912.
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$40k
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$56k
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$77k
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$40k - $77k
Bonus
$150 - $8k
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$0 - $9k
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$41k - $81k
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What Do Clinical Social Workers Do?

Clinical Social Worker Tasks
  • Coordinate patient interactions from patient care, discharge instructions, follow-up to aftercare information.
  • Negotiate with payers, outreach, family, and third party groups to safeguard patients.
  • Communicate with patients and rehabilitation or care programs to ensure appropriate actions are taken.
  • Conduct psychosocial evaluations and advise clinicians on social work matters.

Job Satisfaction for Clinical Social Worker

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What Are Popular Skills for Clinical Social Workers?

Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Clinical Supervision and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management and Counseling.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Social Workers?

An entry-level Clinical Social Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,591 based on 38 salaries. An early career Clinical Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,328 based on 350 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,590 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,592 based on 222 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,705.
Employees with Clinical Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Providence, Rhode Island (17.7% less), Los Angeles, California (6.3% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,060 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
33.0%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
20.9%
Late Career
20.0%