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Average Social Worker Salary in New York, New York

$52,622
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$1,500
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The average salary for a Social Worker in New York, New York is $52,622.
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$39k
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$53k
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$71k
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What Do Social Workers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Social Worker

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What Are Popular Skills for Social Workers?

Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Child Advocacy and Case Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Workers?

An entry-level Social Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,379 based on 33 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,286 based on 169 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,979 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,021 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,423.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (14.2% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 347 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.5%
Early Career
48.7%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
8.6%