Average Entry-Level Clinical Social Worker Salary

$45,570
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$750
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Clinical Social Worker is $45,570.
10%
$35k
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$46k
90%
$60k
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$35k - $60k
Bonus
$486 - $1k
Total Pay
$35k - $62k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Social Worker

Skills in Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Case Management 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 $49,695 based on 394 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,305 based on 250 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,912 based on 258 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,777.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,126 survey responses.
Early Career
35.0%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
19.9%