Average Social Worker Salary

Average Social Worker Salary

$48,267
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$48k
90%
$69k

The average salary for a Social Worker is $48,267

Base Salary
$34k - $69k
Bonus
$121 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$5 - $3k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$32k - $69k
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Job Satisfaction for Social Worker

3.8 out of 5
(1,027)
Highly Satisfied
103Reviews
Based on 1,027 responses, the job of Social Worker has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.81 out of 5. On average, Social Workers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
85.8%
Male
13.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 2,902 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

69%

Vision

58%

None

20%