Average Clinical Social Worker with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills Salary

$55,602
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The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $55,602.
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Salary
$40k - $79k
Total Pay
$41k - $81k

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

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Popular Skills for Clinical Social Worker

Skills in Clinical Supervision, Crisis Intervention 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 $43,327 based on 8 salaries. An early career Clinical Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,099 based on 149 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,443 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,864 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,823.
Employees with Clinical Social Worker in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (3.7% more) and Detroit, Michigan (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (10.1% less), Greenville, North Carolina (4.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 440 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
33.9%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
22.0%
Late Career
21.6%