SOCIAL WORKER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Social Worker GROSS SALARY
US$ 47,345
Average net salary for Social Worker NET SALARY
US$ 36,217
The most typical salary for Social Worker MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 43,747
  Updated: 15 Jan 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 70

Social Worker Earnings in United States

Average salary for Social Worker in United States is US$ 47,345.

Average take home earning is US$ 36,217 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 43,747 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % US$ 81,666
14 % US$ 64,750
33 % US$ 52,058
64 % US$ 43,747
93 % US$ 34,548
100 % US$ 26,400
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Minneapolis US$ 41,857 07
Portland, Oregon US$ 43,364 04
Atlanta US$ 40,000 04
New York City US$ 63,000 03
Boston US$ 56,733 03
Salt Lake City US$ 39,773 03
San Diego US$ 139,000 02
Philadelphia US$ 55,500 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
145K US$ 148,000
01
135K US$ 130,000
01
85K US$ 81,666
03
75K US$ 70,000
01
65K US$ 64,750
04
55K US$ 52,058
13
45K US$ 43,747
22
35K US$ 34,548
20
25K US$ 26,400
05

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 53,594 24
Women US$ 45,100 39
N/A US$ 38,428 07

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 52,091 37
Bachelors Degree US$ 45,186 23
Some College US$ 31,687 08
High School US$ 47,000 02

Social Worker workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses US$ 52,091. While Social Worker workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 31,687. This is 64.39% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 45,657 07
16-20 Years US$ 77,625 08
12-16 Years US$ 45,262 07
8-12 Years US$ 47,687 11
4-8 Years US$ 44,112 13
2-4 Years US$ 38,195 10
1-2 Years US$ 41,084 09
0-1 Year US$ 41,400 05

Social Worker workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 77,625 compared to US$ 38,195 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 103.23%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 26,000 01
63-68 US$ 58,799 02
57-62 US$ 55,250 04
51-56 US$ 94,500 04
45-50 US$ 43,040 04
39-44 US$ 48,678 12
33-38 US$ 46,009 11
27-32 US$ 44,175 17
22-26 US$ 36,312 07
16-21 US$ 35,000 01
N/A US$ 38,428 07
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 49,006 58
Contract US$ 41,000 02
Self Employed US$ 47,774 04
Part Time US$ 33,116 06
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOCIAL WORKER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. San Diego Social Worker in San Diego US$ 139,000 02
2. New York City Social Worker in New York City US$ 63,000 03
3. Boston Social Worker in Boston US$ 56,733 03
4. Philadelphia Social Worker in Philadelphia US$ 55,500 02
5. Los Angeles Social Worker in Los Angeles US$ 53,720 02
6. San Antonio Social Worker in San Antonio US$ 48,500 02
7. Kansas City Social Worker in Kansas City US$ 46,500 02
8. Portland, Maine Social Worker in Portland, Maine US$ 45,000 02
9. Chicago Social Worker in Chicago US$ 45,000 02
10. Portland, Oregon Social Worker in Portland, Oregon US$ 43,364 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOCIAL WORKER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Social Worker in Australia US$ 66,901 AU$ 73,711 06
2. Canada Canada Social Worker in Canada US$ 55,370 CA$ 58,950 14
3. United States United States US$ 47,345 US$ 47,345 70
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Social Worker in United Kingdom US$ 43,748 GBP 28,530 13
5. India India Social Worker in India US$ 24,714 INR 1,596,285 07

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(8/8)  LICENSED PERSONAL THERAPIST


 Posted: 15 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Marriage and Family Relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


(7/8)  SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 17 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I think that this will do just nicely."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 37,500


(6/8)  SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Counsel with school age children relating to mental and learning disabilities, emotional crises, and truancy."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000


(5/8)  CHILD, FAMILY AND SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Marriage and family relations counselor."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(4/8)  SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Adult protective services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


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(3/8)  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 11 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Nonprofit fundraiser."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,500


(2/8)  HOSPICE SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 01 May 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Assisting people in end of life care through bereavement, counseling, advocacy, and any resources necessary."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000


(1/8)  SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 21 Aug 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Supervise and schedule workers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 26,000


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