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Average Social Worker Salary in Dallas, Texas

$51,526
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$3,750
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The average salary for a Social Worker in Dallas, Texas is $51,526.
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$35k
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$52k
90%
$65k
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What Do Social Workers Do?

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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Social Workers?

Skills in Case Management, Counseling, Geriatrics and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Workers?

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 $40,964 based on 9 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,123 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,495 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,419 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,982.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (2.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.4% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.0%
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
17.4%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
18.8%