Average Social Worker with Counseling Skills Salary

$50,107
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$70k

The average salary for a Social Worker is $50,107

Base Salary
$37k - $70k
Bonus
$102 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $30
Total Pay
$35k - $71k
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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
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Gender Breakdown

Female
83.5%
Male
16.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 1,052 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

80%

Dental

70%

Vision

61%

None

18%