School Social Worker

School Social Worker Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$58,000
Median 50%
$86,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Oregon
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a school social worker make?
School Social Workers in America make an average salary of $58,967 per year or $28.35 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $40,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $86,000. Professional companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for School Social Workers. Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska have the highest paying School Social Worker jobs. The typical tenure for a School Social Worker is 4.3 years.

Average School Social Worker Salary By Location

The national average salary for a School Social Worker in the United States is $58,967 per year or $28.35 per hour. School Social Workers make the most in Santa Rosa, CA at about $73,368 per year. Even as an entry-level School Social Worker, you will make $42,000 per year in Santa Rosa, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported School Social Worker salaries are Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Wyoming, and Alaska. West Virginia, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Delaware, and Arizona are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Rosa, CA
$73,368
2
Washington, DC
$65,008
3
Edison, NJ
$62,727
4
Elgin, IL
$62,620
5
Baltimore, MD
$59,638

Average School Social Worker Salary By Company

School Social Worker jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Professional companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for School Social Workers are Colorado Department of Revenue and Camelot Education. Also, companies like Minneapolis Public Schools and Timberlane Regional High School pay their School Social Workers very well.

Average School Social Worker Pay By Industry

School Social Worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Manufacturing companies, and Non Profits companies pay their School Social Workers well. Health Care companies pay their School Social Workers the highest wages, averaging $62,040 per year. Manufacturing companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $61,159 and $59,452, respectively. The average salary for School Social Workers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $53,085.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$62,040
2
Manufacturing
$61,159
3
Non Profits
$59,452
4
Education
$59,240
5
Utilities
$58,401

Recently Added School Social Worker Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
IEP Therapy
School Social Worker
01/22/2020
$73,045
SDSU Research Foundation
School Social Worker
01/17/2020
$54,080
Klamath Trinity Joint Unified
School Social Worker
01/11/2020
$42,574
CIS
School Social Worker
01/10/2020
$50,000
Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified
School Social Worker
01/10/2020
$42,574
IEP Therapy
School Social Worker
01/06/2020
$73,045
Dcsdk12
School Social Worker
12/12/2019
$75,001
Klamath Trinity Joint Unified
School Social Worker
12/12/2019
$42,574
Good Shepherd Services
School Social Worker
12/12/2019
$55,034
CIS
School Social Worker
12/11/2019
$50,000
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