How much does a Social Worker (MSW) make? The median annual Social Worker (MSW) salary is $61,140, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $55,054-$67,728, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Social Worker (MSW) in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Social Worker (MSW) in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Social Worker (MSW) in the United States is $61,140, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Social Worker (MSW) in the United States are expected to make less than $61,140.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Social Worker (MSW) that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Social Worker (MSW) are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Interviews clients 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 life situation and its impact on lifestyle. Provides professional social work assistance to clients and families as related to illness, disease, hospitalization, financial and educational needs by utilizing a variety of modalities in all areas of service. Responsibilities also include involvement in the discharge planning process. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description