Social Worker, Hospice with Counseling Skills Salary

Median pay for Hospice Social Workers with Counseling skills is around $50K per year. The company and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — roughly a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Hospice Social Workers with Counseling skills (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,285 - $63,860
$39K
$50K
$64K
MEDIAN: $50,020
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$20.22 - $32.46
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MEDIAN: $25.26
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$0$65K
Salary $39,285 - $63,860
Bonus $204 - $9,787
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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$40,249 - $65,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 180
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $20.22 - $32.46
Overtime $4.86 - $44.54
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $204 - $9,787
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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$40,249 - $65,979
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

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 80 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 $54,000 based on 60 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 $54,000 based on 54 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 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Social Worker, Hospice

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Social Worker, Hospice Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 22%