Social Worker salary in Des Moines, IA

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Based on 56 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Social Worker is $47,000 per year. This is based on data from 56 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Social Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Social Worker salary can vary between $23,500 to $70,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Social Worker salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, Polk County, IA
10 income tax records
$50K – $75K
State Of Iowa, Polk County, IA
20 income tax records
$39K – $73K

Social Worker demographics in Des Moines, IA

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59% are single
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41% are married
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35% have kids
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91% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Social Workers in Des Moines, IA

56 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a social worker in Des Moines, IA is $47,000 per year. Social worker salaries in Des Moines, IA can vary between $23,500 to $70,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 56 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as social worker.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for social workers near Des Moines, IA: Owatonna, MN ($58,500 a year), Council Bluffs, IA ($53,000 a year), and Mankato, MN ($52,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.