Average Entry-Level Social Worker Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$48,608
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Social Worker in Washington, District of Columbia is $48,608.
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$31k
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$49k
90%
$70k
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$31k - $70k
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$39k - $63k

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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 $51,468 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,376 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,466 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Early Career
45.7%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
18.6%
Late Career
11.4%