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Average Social Worker Salary in Indianapolis, Indiana

$42,042
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$1,516
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The average salary for a Social Worker in Indianapolis, Indiana is $42,042.
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$35k
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$42k
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$63k
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What Do Social Workers Do?

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.
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What Are Popular Skills for Social Workers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Workers?

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 $39,473 based on 5 salaries. An early career Social Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,344 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,611 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Social Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,971 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,666.
Employees with Social Worker in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 37.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (26.7% more) and New York, New York (25.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
11.7%
Experienced
18.2%
Late Career
15.6%