Average Experienced Social Worker Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$62,118
Avg. Salary
$1,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Social Worker in Boston, Massachusetts is $62,118.
10%
$41k
10%
$62k
50%
$75k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $62,118
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Salary
$41k - $75k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$41k - $74k

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Job Description for Social Worker

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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $44,989 based on 13 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,954 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,766 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,784.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 1.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (23.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (20.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (19.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.4%
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
20.0%
Late Career
13.3%