Entry-Level Social Worker (BSW) Salary

Entry-Level BSW Social Workers are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $36K annually on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Most Entry-Level BSW Social Workers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,708 - $47,954
$26K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,315
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$12.33 - $23.70
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.45
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$0$50K
Salary $25,708 - $47,954
Bonus $1,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,884 - $50,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.33 - $23.70
Overtime $19.08 - $34.34
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $1,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,884 - $50,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

Social Worker (BSW) Job Listings

Social Worker (BSW) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Social Worker (BSW) in Rochester:
"Work Amount."
Get Masters degree.

Social Worker (BSW) in Phoenix:
"Nothing really prepares you for the "real" work and people."
Every day is a new learning experience! You get better as you go. Do your best, be safe, make sure you have a good support system along the way to bounce ideas off of, and most of all...take care of yourself as you go!

Key Stats for Social Worker (BSW)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Social Worker (BSW) Salaries

Geriatrics
▲6%

National Average
$37,000

Case Management
▼5%

Counseling
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 19%