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Average Social Work Supervisor Salary

$58,343
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$1,965
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The average salary for a Social Work Supervisor is $58,343.
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$41k
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$58k
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$84k
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What Do Social Work Supervisors Do?

Social Work Supervisor Tasks
  • Supervise, support, and evaluate a team of social workers in day-to-day operations.
  • Educate clients on options and make referrals to other agencies.
  • Review and improve recommendations and treatment plans, including identifying psychological tests or other unmet needs.
  • Offer guidance and assistance with complex or difficult cases, including coordination of services.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable regulations and documentation practices.

Job Satisfaction for Social Work Supervisor

4 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Social Work Supervisors?

Skills in Clinical Supervision, People Management and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Program Management and Case Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Work Supervisors?

An entry-level Social Work Supervisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,717 based on 6 salaries. An early career Social Work Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,430 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Social Work Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,003 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Social Work Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,431 based on 164 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,320.
Employees with Social Work Supervisor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (21.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (19.7% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 485 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
17.9%
Mid Career
26.4%
Experienced
33.8%
Late Career
20.6%