Average Entry-Level Social Worker Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$34,991
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Social Worker in Charlotte, North Carolina is $34,991.
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$29k
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$46k
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MEDIAN $34,991
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$29k - $46k
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$28k - $44k

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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 how common a path is.
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

An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,000 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,859 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,638 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,714.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 42.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (28.6% more) and New York, New York (26.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 76 survey responses.
Early Career
46.1%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
22.4%
Late Career
13.2%