Average Early-Career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Salary in San Diego, California

$57,094
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in San Diego, California is $57,094.
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$46k
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$57k
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$76k
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Popular Skills for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Skills in Group Therapy and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

A mid-career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,763 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,611 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
Employees with Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (19.3% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (17.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Mid Career
39.6%
Experienced
41.7%
Late Career
18.8%