Average Social Worker Salary in Lakewood, New Jersey

$42,500
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The average salary for a Social Worker in Lakewood, New Jersey is $42,500.
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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

Career Paths

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Social Worker
Medical Social Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Social Worker Job Listings

Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.6% more) and New York, New York (18.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%