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Social Worker salary in the United States

Average salary
$46,500/yr
Based on 53,352 income tax records
$22,500
$83,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$22,500
$83,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Social Worker in the United States is $46,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 53,352 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as social workers. Social Worker salaries in the United States can vary between $22,500 to $83,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Social Worker salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
720 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$50K – $80K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
159 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$50K – $85K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
925 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$46K – $72K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
324 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$45K – $69K
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Olympia Metro Area, WA
100 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$45K – $64K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
216 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$44K – $68K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
367 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$43K – $70K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
1,102 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$43K – $69K
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New York Metro Area, NY
3,008 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$44K – $66K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
1,051 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$43K – $65K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
588 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$45K – $64K
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Poughkeepsie Metro Area, NY
106 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$46K – $67K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
291 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$43K – $64K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
1,390 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$42K – $63K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
225 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$44K – $66K
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Bridgeport Metro Area, CT
141 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$38K – $64K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
901 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$43K – $62K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
360 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$41K – $66K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
252 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$43K – $63K
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Lansing Metro Area, MI
137 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$42K – $60K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
383 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$41K – $62K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
219 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$40K – $59K
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Little Rock Metro Area, AR
103 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$41K – $64K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
707 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$41K – $58K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
489 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$39K – $62K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
884 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$38K – $59K
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Ann Arbor Metro Area, MI
118 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$38K – $58K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
276 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$40K – $58K
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Springfield Metro Area, MA
263 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$40K – $58K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
613 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$40K – $60K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
503 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $56K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
151 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $66K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
1,475 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$39K – $60K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
777 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$38K – $62K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
1,458 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$37K – $59K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
386 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $58K
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Baton Rouge Metro Area, LA
104 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$36K – $57K
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Durham Metro Area, NC
136 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$39K – $58K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
191 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$39K – $57K
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Akron Metro Area, OH
109 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$37K – $54K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
128 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$37K – $58K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
176 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$37K – $59K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
203 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$40K – $59K
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Duluth Metro Area, MN
103 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$39K – $54K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
724 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $54K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
386 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $54K
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Harrisburg Metro Area, PA
126 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $57K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
220 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$37K – $55K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
202 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$38K – $53K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
531 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$37K – $55K

Social Worker salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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County Of Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, CA
36 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$65K – $90K
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City And County Of San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
32 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$69K – $84K
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County Of Sonoma, Sonoma County, CA
20 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$68K – $79K
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County Of Alameda Auditorcontro, Alameda County, CA
34 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$64K – $78K
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King County, King County, WA
24 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$66K – $78K
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The City Of New York, Bronx County, NY
35 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$60K – $81K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
27 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$62K – $76K
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Clark County, Clark County, NV
32 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$60K – $87K
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Contra Costa County, Contra Costa County, CA
31 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$61K – $74K
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Sacramento County, Sacramento County, CA
60 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$58K – $75K
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State Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
29 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$52K – $82K
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Riverside County, Riverside County, CA
53 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$57K – $76K
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Hennepin County, Hennepin County, MN
55 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$56K – $71K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
77 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$57K – $71K
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County Of Dane, Dane County, WI
20 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $71K
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Multnomah County, Multnomah County, OR
25 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$57K – $67K
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County Of Buncombe, Buncombe County, NC
23 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$56K – $62K
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University Of Michigan, Washtenaw County, MI
25 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$49K – $62K
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County Of Ventura, Ventura County, CA
35 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$46K – $67K
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County Of Orange California, Orange County, CA
49 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$49K – $66K
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County Of San Diego, San Diego County, CA
130 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$48K – $63K
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San Joaquin County, San Joaquin County, CA
25 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$46K – $59K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
27 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$45K – $58K
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County Of St Louis, St. Louis County, MN
23 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$45K – $56K
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State Of Alaska, Anchorage County, AK
20 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$46K – $59K
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Franklin County, OH
27 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$49K – $56K
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County Of Butte, Butte County, CA
25 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$46K – $59K
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San Bernardino County, San Bernardino County, CA
59 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$42K – $65K
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BJC HealthCare, St. Louis County, MO
20 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$42K – $56K
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Mecklenburg County Charlottemec, Mecklenburg County, NC
33 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$47K – $53K
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US Department Of Health And Human Services, Travis County, TX
26 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$44K – $56K
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University Of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
28 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$44K – $56K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
23 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$39K – $53K
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County Of Allegheny, Allegheny County, PA
22 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$38K – $57K
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Cuyahoga County Fiscal Departmen, Cuyahoga County, OH
56 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$40K – $52K
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Howardcenter, Chittenden County, VT
25 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $51K
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Franklin County, Franklin County, OH
42 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$40K – $51K
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San Diegoimperial Co, San Diego County, CA
21 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$42K – $54K
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State Of Idaho, Ada County, ID
29 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$42K – $47K
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City Of Columbus, Franklin County, OH
25 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$42K – $52K
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Kern County, Kern County, CA
30 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$40K – $56K
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Larimer County, Larimer County, CO
25 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$38K – $49K
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Public Health Management Corpora, Philadelphia County, PA
27 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$39K – $50K
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State Of New Mexico, Bernalillo County, NM
26 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$40K – $53K
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County Of Hamilton Auditor, Hamilton County, OH
28 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$38K – $54K
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UPMC, Allegheny County, PA
25 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$41K – $47K
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County Of Humboldt, Humboldt County, CA
28 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$34K – $58K
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County Of Fresno, Fresno County, CA
56 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$37K – $48K
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Department Of Corrections, Jefferson County, KY
33 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$36K – $43K
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The Thresholds, Cook County, IL
27 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$34K – $40K

Social Worker demographics in the United States

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60% are single
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40% are married
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45% have kids
own a home icon
47% own a home

Social Worker salaries by age

$0
$12,625
$25,250
$37,875
$50,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Social Workers in the United States

53,352 full-time salaries from 2019
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