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Licensed Social Worker Salary

How much does a Licensed Social Worker make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Licensed Social Worker

$48,912 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$827 (USD)/yr

$48,344 (USD)/yr

$23 (USD)/hr

$827 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.
The average licensed social worker salary in United States is $48,912 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $827. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,075 (USD)

$59,611 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$56,702 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Licensed Social Worker will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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