$39,364
Avg. Salary
$16.98
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Social Worker in St. Louis, Missouri is $16.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Social Worker in St. Louis, Missouri is $39,364 per year.

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$11.96
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$16.98
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$26.13
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$51k
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MEDIAN $39,364
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$0$51K
Salary $30,806 - $50,768
Bonus $1,500
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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$28,042 - $51,826
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $11.96 - $26.13
Overtime $19.00
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $1,500
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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$28,042 - $51,826
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Social Worker

A social worker will work closely with patients and their families to assess and treat a myriad of issues, and to help in understanding and coping with emotional and social problems of various natures. Excellent communication skills are integral to the job, as the social worker must be able to facilitate education, work with support groups, and provide referrals to patients. The employee will have the resources and research abilities to find information that is relevant to issues particular to a patient’s case and disseminate that information in a way that the patient and his or her family can understand. A social worker must have good time management and organization skills to maintain a caseload and sufficiently document cases as patients are reevaluated at appropriate intervals throughout their treatment. The worker will be the patient’s advocate and will provide the patient with resources that can help in dealing with his or her issues and learning to function as a normal member of society. Education requirements typically include a master’s degree in social work (MSW), and a social worker must be licensed in the state of employment or must be able to obtain a license before the first day of work. An applicant should be able to work with people of all walks of life, and be comfortable with a diverse patient base as the issues that strike patients do not discriminate on any basis. Knowledge of other languages is helpful for a social worker, but is not a requirement for employment. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

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

About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

Social Worker Job Listings

Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$39,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Geriatrics
▲25%

Psychiatric
▲10%

Group Therapy
▲9%


National Average
$39,000

Counseling
▼1%

Long Term Care
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 17%