Social Worker salary in Illinois

Average salary
$51,500/yr
Based on 2,422 income tax records
$22,500
$93,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$37K
 
$49K
 
$55K
 
$56K
 
$55K
$22,500
$93,500
How much do Social Workers make?
The average total salary for a Social Worker is $51,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,422 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Social Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Social Worker salary can vary between $22,500 to $93,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Social Worker salary by location

Social Worker salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Health Care Service Corp, Illinois
20 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$68K – $100K
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US Department Of Defense, Illinois
70 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$53K – $104K
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Heartland Human Care, Illinois
14 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$44K – $125K
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NorthShore University HealthSystem, Illinois
10 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$44K – $94K
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Advocate Health Care, Illinois
18 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$23K – $83K
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Chicago Public Schools, Illinois
40 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$50K – $101K
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State Of Illinois, Illinois
156 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$41K – $110K
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Cook County, Illinois
10 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$51K – $85K
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Community Unit School District, Illinois
11 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$45K – $87K
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Northwestern Medicine, Illinois
29 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$41K – $81K
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Rush University Medical Center, Illinois
15 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$48K – $76K
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Trilogy, Illinois
19 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$34K – $77K
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Lurie Childrens, Illinois
10 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$38K – $62K
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University Of Illinois, Illinois
33 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$40K – $77K
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Fresenius Medical Care, Illinois
10 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$36K – $64K
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The University Of Chicago, Illinois
13 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$38K – $91K
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Osf Healthcare System, Illinois
15 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$27K – $65K
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AMITA Health, Illinois
14 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$29K – $83K
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The Center For Youth And Family, Illinois
32 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$17K – $68K
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Catholic Charities, Illinois
24 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$28K – $72K
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Metropolitan Family Services, Illinois
14 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $78K
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Mission Of Our Lady, Illinois
11 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$29K – $76K
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The Thresholds, Illinois
34 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$24K – $63K
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Childrens Home Aid Society Of, Illinois
29 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$26K – $58K

Social Worker demographics in Illinois

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59% are single
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41% are married
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43% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Social Workers in Illinois

2,422 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a social worker in Illinois is $51,500 per year. Social worker salaries in Illinois can vary between $22,500 to $93,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,422 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as social worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for social workers in Illinois: Health Care Service Corp ($75,500 a year), US Department of Defense ($73,000 a year), and Heartland Human Care ($72,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for social workers in Illinois: Skokie, IL ($66,500 a year), Saint Charles, IL ($63,500 a year), and Downers Grove, IL ($62,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.