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Social Service Worker Salary

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

$51,375 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$868 (USD)/yr

$50,779 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$868 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Guides and counsels individuals and families in crisis, ranging from the unemployed to children who need foster homes to elderly people who have no one to care for them. Assists clients in obtaining government funds, education, or treatment. Secures information, such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client's situation, and evaluates these and client's capacities.
The average social service worker salary in United States is $51,375 or an equivalent hourly rate of $25. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $868. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$37,892 (USD)

$62,614 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$59,558 (USD)

16 %

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

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