Average Early-Career Clinical Social Worker with Patient Counseling Skills Salary

$55,306
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The average salary for an Early-Career Clinical Social Worker with Patient Counseling skills is $55,306.
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$42k
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$55k
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$86k
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MEDIAN $55,306
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$42k - $86k
Total Pay
$42k - $70k

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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

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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 that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention, Clinical Supervision, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Case Management and Counseling.

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 $60,820 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Clinical Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,106 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,720.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 74 survey responses.
Mid Career
18.9%
Experienced
39.2%
Late Career
41.9%