Average Social Work Supervisor Salary

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The average salary for a Social Work Supervisor is $55,192.
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$39k - $83k
$492 - $10k
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$37k - $84k

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Job Description for Social Work Supervisor

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.

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Popular Skills for Social Work Supervisor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Social Work Supervisor

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 $44,422 based on 7 salaries. An early career Social Work Supervisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,353 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Social Work Supervisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,539 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Social Work Supervisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,665 based on 241 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,609.
Employees with Social Work Supervisor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (18.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.1% less).

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