Average Medical Social Worker Salary

$55,927
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$56k
90%
$75k

The average salary for a Medical Social Worker is $55,927

Base Salary
$45k - $75k
Bonus
$100 - $4k
Total Pay
$45k - $79k
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What Do Medical Social Workers Do?

Medical 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.
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Job Satisfaction for Medical Social Worker

4.1 out of 5
(249)
Highly Satisfied
19Reviews
Based on 249 responses, the job of Medical Social Worker has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.1 out of 5. On average, Medical Social Workers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
93.3%
Male
5.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 661 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

80%

Dental

74%

Vision

66%

None

19%