Late-Career Social Worker, Hospice Salary

Late-Career Hospice Social Workers pull down an average of $53K annually. Female Late-Career Hospice Social Workers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Hospice Social Workers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by half.

$40,227 - $69,665
$40K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,900
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90%

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$21.44 - $37.62
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$27
$38
MEDIAN: $26.93
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$0$73K
Salary $40,227 - $69,665
Bonus $9,759
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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$41,212 - $73,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $21.44 - $37.62
Overtime $46.00
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $9,759
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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$41,212 - $73,164
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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.

Social Worker, Hospice Job Listings

Key Stats for Social Worker, Hospice

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Social Worker, Hospice Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Counseling
▼2%

Case Management
▼3%

Bereavement Counseling
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 29%