SOCIAL WORKER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$75,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Rochester, NH
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a social worker make?
Social Workers in the US make on average $54,451 annually or $26.18 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $75,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Social Workers. Alaska, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts are some of the states with the best Social Worker salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 3.6 years.

Average Social Worker Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Social Worker makes. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Social Workers. Virginia Mason Medical Center and FIRST CARE are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Kalispell Regional Healthcare or Saint Peter's Healthcare System, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Social Workers.

Average Social Worker Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Social Worker in the USA is $54,451 annually or $26.18 hourly. The top city when it comes to Social Worker salaries is Rochester, NH at $58,788 per year. Even an entry-level Social Worker makes $43,000 per year in Rochester, NH. The top 5 states with the highest reported Social Worker salaries are Alaska, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Kansas, Missouri, and Louisiana have the lowest Social Worker salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Rochester, NH
$58,788
2
Arlington, MA
$57,397
3
San Mateo, CA
$55,763
4
New York, NY
$54,270
5
Philadelphia, PA
$53,248

Average Social Worker Salary By Industry

Social Worker salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Real Estate companies, Professional companies, and Non Profits companies pay their Social Workers well. Real Estate companies pay their Social Workers the highest wages, averaging $58,573 per year. Professional companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $56,772 and $55,327, respectively. At $53,107, the average salary for Social Workers in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Real Estate
$58,573
2
Professional
$56,772
3
Non Profits
$55,327
4
Health Care
$53,107

RECENTLY ADDED Social Worker SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Brilliant Corners
Social Worker
San Francisco, CA
10/31/2019
$55,000
RFS Charitable Foundation
Social Worker
Toledo, OH
10/31/2019
$41,740
Stevens County Minnesota
Social Worker
10/31/2019
$49,691
The Gardens at Easton
Social Worker
10/31/2019
$31,305
CSKT Dept. of Human Resource Development
Social Worker
10/30/2019
$41,239
Peace Health
Social Worker
10/30/2019
$62,547
10/30/2019
$89,110
Los Angeles County
Social Worker
Los Angeles, CA
10/30/2019
$67,339
10/30/2019
$74,596
Brown County of Minnesota
Social Worker
10/30/2019
$47,354
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