Social Worker Salary in United States

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What is the average salary for a Social Worker?

The average salary of a Social Worker in United States is $22.1. Salaries start from $13.2 and go up to $34.8. Please note that the average salary for a Social Worker may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $34.8
Starting ($13.18)
Junior ($16.16)
Experienced ($20.25)
Senior ($26.6)
Highest ($34.78)
Highest

The top 10% of Social Workers in United States earn:

$34.8
Senior

The top 25% of Social Workers in United States earn:

$26.6
Experienced

The middle 50% of Social Workers in United States earn:

$20.3
Junior

The bottom 25% of Social Workers in United States earn:

$16.2
Starting

The bottom 10% of Social Workers in United States earn:

$13.2

Historical salary

Social Worker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
New Jersey 30.0 1
Connecticut 29.7 2
Rhode Island 28.9 3
Minnesota 28.8 4
Illinois 26.7 5
New York 26.3 6
District of Columbia 26.0 7
Massachusetts 25.2 8
California 24.0 9
Wisconsin 23.9 10
Maryland 23.7 11
Virgin Islands 23.4 12
Michigan 23 13
Louisiana 23.0 14
North Dakota 22.8 15
Nevada 22.8 16
Virginia 22.6 17
Wyoming 22.4 18
Hawaii 22.4 19
Washington 22.2 20
Alaska 22.2 21
United States 22.1 22
Colorado 21.9 23
Maine 21.4 24
Oregon 21.3 25
North Carolina 21.0 26
Vermont 20.9 27
New Hampshire 20.3 28
Ohio 20.0 29
Pennsylvania 20.0 30
Florida 19.6 31
Alabama 19.5 32
New Mexico 19.5 33
Idaho 19.5 34
Kansas 19.4 35
Delaware 19.4 36
Iowa 19.3 37
Utah 19.3 38
Indiana 19.2 39
Texas 19.0 40
Arizona 18.8 41
Georgia 18.6 42
Kentucky 18.4 43
Nebraska 18.2 44
Tennessee 18.1 45
South Dakota 17.9 46
Arkansas 17.2 47
South Carolina 17.0 48
Montana 16.8 49
Missouri 16.3 50
Mississippi 16.1 51
Guam 15.9 52
Oklahoma 15.9 53
West Virginia 15.2 54
Puerto Rico 14.9 55

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