Average Entry-Level Social Worker Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$35,345
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Social Worker in St. Louis, Missouri is $35,345.
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$29k
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$44k
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MEDIAN $35,345
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$29k - $44k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$25k - $42k

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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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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 $35,886 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,774 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,609 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,455.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 40.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (27.3% more) and New York, New York (24.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 102 survey responses.
Early Career
52.9%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
5.9%