Medical Social Worker (MSW) Salaries in Los Angeles, CA

Alternate Job Titles: Medical Social Worker (MSW)

What is the average Medical Social Worker (MSW) salary for Los Angeles, CA?

The salary for someone with the job title Medical Social Worker (MSW) in Los Angeles, CA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Medical Social Worker (MSW) salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Medical Social Worker (MSW) in Los Angeles, CA.

Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Non-Profit and Social Services

Similar Job Titles:  Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Nursing Home, Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Home Care, Social Worker (MSW), Medical Social Worker (BSW), Social Worker (BSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Human Services Worker, Warehouse Worker, Social Work Manager

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Social Worker (MSW) in Los Angeles, CA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Social Worker (MSW) in Los Angeles are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of November 2014

Median $64,234
  • 10%$53,363
  • 25%$58,544
  • 75%$69,467
  • 90%$74,232

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Job Description for Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Interviews hospital patients and their families and coordinates and plans programs and activities to meet their social and emotional needs. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Requires a master's degree in social work and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. View full job description

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