Average Social Worker Salary at The Veterans Administration (United States)

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The average salary for a Social Worker at The Veterans Administration (United States) is $69,110.
MEDIAN $69,110
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$33k - $93k
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$33k - $93k

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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
The top respondents for the job title Social Worker are from the companies DaVita Inc., Catholic Charities and The Salvation Army. Reported salaries are highest at Department of Veteran's Affairs where the average pay is $70,512. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DaVita Inc. and Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc., earning around $56,574 and $53,083, respectively. The Salvation Army pays the lowest at around $36,000. Catholic Charities and Department of Social Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37,365 and $44,537, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

Skills in Psychiatric are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,000 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,000.

Years of Experience

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