Average Early-Career Social Worker Salary in Knoxville, Tennessee

$32,448
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The average salary for an Early-Career Social Worker in Knoxville, Tennessee is $32,448.
25%
$29k
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$32k
50%
$36k
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MEDIAN $32,448
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$29k - $36k
Total Pay
$23k - $53k

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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

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

Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,500 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $43,731.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 53.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (52.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (50.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Mid Career
46.2%
Late Career
53.8%