Social Worker, Hospice Salary

A Social Worker, Hospice earns an average salary of $49,015 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$39,825 - $64,017
$40K
$49K
$64K
MEDIAN: $49,428
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50%
90%

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$17.90 - $33.10
$18
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.09
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$0$66K
Salary $39,825 - $64,017
Bonus $491 - $9,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,761 - $66,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 222
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $17.90 - $33.10
Overtime $5.07 - $46.10
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $491 - $9,826
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,761 - $66,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 149

Job Description for Social Worker, Hospice

Hospice social workers provide palliative care for individuals in their last stage of life. These professionals provide a wide variety of services for these patients and their families, helping serve their emotional and logistical needs. They provide diagnostic assessments and work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to provide high-quality care. Hospice social workers also work with patients and families to determine the best end-of-life care decisions based on the patient's goals. The patient and family may also need assistance with funeral planning, which which the hospice social worker may help. Hospice social workers also provide assistance with insurance, hospice, and Medicaid/Medicare paperwork, as well as help with paperwork after the patient's death. If the patient needs access to community resources such as Meals on Wheels, the hospice social worker helps arrange those services as well. This professional typically works full time in a hospice setting.

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Social Worker, Hospice Tasks

  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in clients' status.
  • Refer family to community resources to assist in recovery from loss and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, or housing.
  • Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome the loss of a loved one and adjust to life.

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker, Hospice

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker, Hospice has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker, Hospice with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker, Hospice with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Social Worker, Hospice which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 103 salaries. A Social Worker, Hospice with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 46 salaries.

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Key Stats for Social Worker, Hospice

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Social Worker, Hospice Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$51,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Social Worker, Hospice Salaries


▲1%

National Average
$51,000


Patient Counseling
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 24%