Average Social Worker (BSW) Salary

$40,271
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$500
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The average salary for a Social Worker (BSW) is $40,271.
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$29k
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$55k
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What Do Social Worker (BSW)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Social Worker (BSW)

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What Are Popular Skills for Social Worker (BSW)s?

Skills in Case Management, Oral / Verbal Communication, Geriatrics, Counseling and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker (BSW)s?

An entry-level Social Worker (BSW) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,169 based on 44 salaries. An early career Social Worker (BSW) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,447 based on 191 salaries. A mid-career Social Worker (BSW) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,983 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Social Worker (BSW) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,243 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,584.
Employees with Social Worker (BSW) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 49.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.7% more) and Knoxville, Tennessee (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (14.1% less), Phoenix, Arizona (9.4% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 395 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
8.6%