The average salary for an Experienced Clinical Social Worker with Counseling skills is $61,683.
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Job Description for Clinical Social Worker
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, h…Read more
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, Clinical Supervision and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Counseling and Case Management.
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 $43,846 based on 17 salaries. An early career Clinical Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,085 based on 205 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,462 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,019.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (10.8% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (6.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (2.7% less).
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