Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Licensed Social Worker is $50,360
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Social Workers?
An entry-level Licensed Social Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,137 based on 33 salaries. An early career Licensed Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,052 based on 393 …Read more
What Do Licensed Social Workers Do?
Licensed social workers perform a number of duties associated with helping clients. They are responsible for assessing and determining client’s needs based on the individual's goals and support system, as well as helping develop plans with client to help meet their needs. These professionals also assist clients in locating necessary resources and follow up as needed. Additionally, licensed social workers evaluate individuals for potential cognitive issues or mental illnesses, as well as help …Read more
- 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.