Social Worker salary in Los Angeles, CA

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Based on 284 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Social Workers make?
The average total salary for a Social Worker is $65,000 per year. This is based on data from 284 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Social Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Social Worker salary can vary between $24,000 to $106,000 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

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Permanente Medicine, Los Angeles County, CA
17 income tax records
$70K – $160K
US Department Of Defense, Los Angeles County, CA
40 income tax records
$46K – $110K
University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
19 income tax records
$51K – $93K
Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$61K – $92K
County Of Orange California, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$50K – $81K

Social Worker demographics in Los Angeles, CA

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81% are single
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19% are married
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30% have kids
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28% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Social Workers in Los Angeles, CA

284 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a social worker in Los Angeles, CA is $65,000 per year. Social worker salaries in Los Angeles, CA can vary between $24,000 to $106,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 284 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as social worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for social workers near Los Angeles, CA: Permanente Medicine ($108,500 a year), US Department of Defense ($81,000 a year), and University of California ($78,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for social workers near Los Angeles, CA: Compton, CA ($82,500 a year), Alhambra, CA ($79,500 a year), and Torrance, CA ($78,000 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.