Average Late-Career Clinical Social Worker Salary

$64,802
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,000
Bonus
$3,100
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The average salary for a Late-Career Clinical Social Worker is $64,802.
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$49k
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$65k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $64,802
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Salary
$49k - $84k
Bonus
$101 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$49k - $93k

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Job Description for Clinical Social Worker

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Clinical Social Worker. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Clinical Social Worker

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

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Social Worker

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 $45,529 based on 39 salaries. An early career Clinical Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,151 based on 400 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,849 based on 240 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,399 based on 259 salaries.
Employees with Clinical Social Worker in their job title in Indianapolis, Indiana earn an average of 8.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (4.7% more) and Greenville, North Carolina (4.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (16.7% less), New York, New York (12.8% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 938 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
27.6%