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Social Worker Mental Salary

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

$55,243 (USD)/yr

$27 (USD)/hr

$950 (USD)/yr

$54,582 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$950 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Provides psychiatric social work assistance to mentally or emotionally disturbed patients of hospitals, clinics, and other medical centers, and to their families, collaborating with psychiatric and allied team in diagnosis and treatment plan: investigates case situations and presents information to psychiatrist 070.107-014 and psychologist, clinical 045.107-022 and other members of health team, on patient's family and social background pertinent to diagnosis and treatment. Helps patients to respond constructively to treatment and assist in adjustment leading to and following discharge. Interprets psychiatric treatment to patient's family and helps to reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of psychiatric care and continuation of treatment. Serves as link between patient, psychiatric agency, and community. May work directly in treatment relationship with patients, individually or in groups, in consultation with psychiatrist. May refer patient or patient's family to other community resources. Usually required to have knowledge and skill in casework methods acquired through degree program at school of social work.
The average social worker mental salary in United States is $55,243 or an equivalent hourly rate of $27. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $950. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$40,295 (USD)

$67,665 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$64,042 (USD)

16 %

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

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