Average Social Worker Salary in Chattanooga, Tennessee

$40,000
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The average salary for a Social Worker in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $40,000.
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$30k - $57k
Total Pay
$31k - $60k

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Job Description for Social Worker

Social Worker Tasks
  • Provide advocacy and resource services for the patient
  • Facilitate education, support groups and referrals
  • Gather relevant information pertaining to case issues
  • 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

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Social Worker. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Social Worker
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Medical Social Worker
Social Services Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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, Child Advocacy 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 $38,974 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,430 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 39.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (29.0% more) and New York, New York (26.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
56.3%
Experienced
43.8%