Average Clinical Social Worker Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$58,521
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The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts is $58,521.
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$36k
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$59k
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$72k
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MEDIAN $58,521
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Salary
$36k - $72k
Total Pay
$39k - $77k

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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
Social Worker
Medical Social Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Clinical Social Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Clinical Social Worker

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

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Social Worker

An early career Clinical Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,635 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,028 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,945 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Clinical Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 34.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Providence, Rhode Island (21.4% less), Los Angeles, California (10.6% less) and Detroit, Michigan (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Early Career
46.3%
Mid Career
39.0%
Experienced
14.6%