Average Social Worker with Group Therapy Skills Salary

$45,941
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,020
Bonus
$385
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The average salary for a Social Worker with Group Therapy skills is $45,941.
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$34k
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$46k
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$65k
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MEDIAN $45,941
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Salary
$34k - $65k
Bonus
$103 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $385
Total Pay
$33k - $66k

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Job Description for Social Worker

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Social Worker

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

Skills in Counseling, Geriatrics and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Child Advocacy and Case Management.

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 $41,098 based on 226 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,666 based on 643 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,659 based on 294 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,166 based on 243 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,062.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 24.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (15.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.9% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,511 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.0%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
6.9%