Average Social Worker with Hospice Skills Salary

$49,388
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The average salary for a Social Worker with Hospice skills is $49,388.
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MEDIAN $49,388
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$35k - $67k
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$35k - $67k

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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

Popular Employer Salaries for Social Worker

The top respondents for the job title Social Worker are from the companies Kindred Healthcare, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care and VITAS Healthcare Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care where the average pay is $54,495. Kindred Healthcare pays the lowest at around $49,961.

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%)

Social Worker Job Listings

Popular Skills for Social Worker

Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy, Geriatrics, Child Advocacy, Counseling and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

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 $40,341 based on 18 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,142 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,980 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,194 based on 107 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,432.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cleveland, Ohio (21.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Greenville, South Carolina (21.2% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 532 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
20.1%
Late Career
17.9%