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The average private practice social worker salary in Alabama, United States is $34,905 or an equivalent hourly rate of $17. This is 10% lower (-$3,922) than the average private practice social worker salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $489. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.
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An entry level private practice social worker (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $26,064. On the other end, a senior level private practice social worker (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $49,927.

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Job Description
Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

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