The average salary for a Senior Social Worker is $61,118.
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Social Workers?
Skills in Case Management, Patient Counseling and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Risk Management / Risk Control and Crisis Intervention.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Social Workers?
An early career Senior Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,598 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Senior Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,923 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Senior Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,766 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,707.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Social Worker in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 44.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (30.9% more) and New York, New York (22.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (19.5% less), Houston, Texas (2.4% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.1% less).
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