The average salary for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with Counseling skills in Denver, Colorado is $56,749.
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Job Description for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
A licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) is a mental health care professional who provides not only psychological counseling and therapy, but also assists in many of the practical aspects related to various mental conditions. For instance, an LCSW may help place patients in jobs, help individuals find living arrangements, and work to ensure that basic needs are being met. In so doing, the LCSW can remove obstacles that may inhibit the quality of life of someone with chronic mental health issues.…Read more
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Popular Skills for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Skills in Case Management, Patient Counseling and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention and Group Therapy.
Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
An early career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,052 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,000.
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Employees with Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.4% more) and New York, New York (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (10.7% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (10.4% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (9.9% less).
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