Average Licensed Social Worker Salary

$50,360
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$66k

The average salary for a Licensed Social Worker is $50,360

Base Salary
$39k - $66k
Bonus
$485 - $3k
Total Pay
$39k - $69k
Is Average Licensed Social Worker Salary your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Social Workers?

What Do Licensed Social Workers Do?

Licensed 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.
Find your market worth – how it works:

Job Satisfaction for Licensed Social Worker

3.7 out of 5
(163)
Highly Satisfied
12Reviews
Based on 163 responses, the job of Licensed Social Worker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.72 out of 5. On average, Licensed Social Workers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
92.4%
Male
6.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 393 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

74%

Dental

66%

Vision

58%

None

25%