Average Social Worker Salary in Jersey City, New Jersey

$45,435
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The average salary for a Social Worker in Jersey City, New Jersey is $45,435.
25%
$31k
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$45k
50%
$68k
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MEDIAN $45,435
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Salary
$31k - $68k
Total Pay
$30k - $88k

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Job Description for Social Worker

Social Worker Tasks
  • Assess and treat patients and their families in understanding and coping with emotional and social problems
  • Maintain caseload, documentation and reevaluate patients at appropriate intervals
  • Gather relevant information pertaining to case issues
  • Provide advocacy and resource services for the patient
  • Facilitate education, support groups and referrals

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Social Worker. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Social Worker
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Social Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Social Worker

Skills in Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.7% more) and New York, New York (11.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%