Average Clinical Social Worker Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$57,333
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The average salary for a Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois is $57,333.
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$35k
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$57k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $57,333
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Salary
$35k - $83k
Total Pay
$37k - $77k

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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%)

Clinical Social Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Clinical Social Worker

Skills in Case Management, Clinical Supervision and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling.
Employees with Clinical Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 37.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Providence, Rhode Island (19.8% less), Los Angeles, California (8.8% less) and Detroit, Michigan (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 9 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%