Average Early-Career Clinical Social Worker Salary in Los Angeles, California

$50,696
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The average salary for an Early-Career Clinical Social Worker in Los Angeles, California is $50,696.
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$45k
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$51k
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$68k
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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 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Case Management and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Social Worker

A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,665 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Clinical Social Worker in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (7.4% more) and New York, New York (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Providence, Rhode Island (19.9% less), Detroit, Michigan (17.2% less) and Woonsocket, Rhode Island (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Mid Career
42.1%
Experienced
57.9%