Average Social Worker with Counseling Skills Salary in Buffalo, New York

$39,668
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The average salary for a Social Worker with Counseling skills in Buffalo, New York is $39,668.
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MEDIAN $39,668
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$31k - $61k
Total Pay
$32k - $60k

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

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Popular Skills for Social Worker

Skills in Psychiatric and Group Therapy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Child Advocacy and Case Management.

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 $36,263 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,655 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,793 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 44.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (38.8% more) and New York, New York (31.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
32.0%
Mid Career
48.0%
Experienced
20.0%