Average Social Worker Salary in Lexington, Kentucky

$38,000
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The average salary for a Social Worker in Lexington, Kentucky is $38,000.
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$25k - $61k
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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

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

Skills that pay less than market rate include Long Term Care, 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 $31,748 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,000.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 46.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (36.0% more) and New York, New York (32.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Early Career
75.0%
Late Career
25.0%