The average salary for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with Group Therapy skills is $53,754.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) are from the companies RHA Health Services, Inc., Kaiser Permanente and Cherry Street Health Services. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Air Force (USAF) where the average pay is $79,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Veterans Administration (United States), earning around $73,364. RHA Health Services, Inc. pays the lowest at around $48,050. Cherry Street Health Services also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,900.
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Popular Skills for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Skills in Counseling, Case Management, Patient Counseling, Clinical Supervision and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
An entry-level Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,085 based on 6 salaries. An early career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,693 based on 315 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,222 based on 328 salaries. An experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,328 based on 283 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,320.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 33.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (32.5% more) and New York, New York (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (14.8% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (13.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.9% less).
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