Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker is $67,000
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Social Workers?
An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,597 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,211.
What Do Clinical Social Workers Do?
The duties performed by a clinical social worker role are numerous and vary according to the particular setting in which they work. Overall, clinical social workers deliver therapy to individuals who are in need of mental or emotional support, as well as coordinate various other services to help meet individuals’ needs. Clinical social workers’ work environments vary widely depending on their employers; typical employers include hospitals, mental health clinics, residential nursing facilities, …Read more
- 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.