Social Worker salary in Madison, WI

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Based on 186 income tax records
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How much do Social Workers make?
The average total salary for a Social Worker is $51,000 per year. This is based on data from 186 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 $81,500 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

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US Department Of Defense, Dane County, WI
16 income tax records
$52K – $86K
State Of Wisconsin, Dane County, WI
17 income tax records
$43K – $71K
UW Health, Dane County, WI
14 income tax records
$30K – $75K
County Of Dane, Dane County, WI
42 income tax records
$38K – $80K
Journey Mental Health Center, Dane County, WI
10 income tax records
$40K – $52K

Social Worker demographics in Madison, WI

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68% are single
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32% are married
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32% have kids
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52% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Social Workers in Madison, WI

186 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a social worker in Madison, WI is $51,000 per year. Social worker salaries in Madison, WI can vary between $24,000 to $81,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 186 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as social worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for social workers near Madison, WI: US Department of Defense ($66,500 a year), State of Wisconsin ($62,500 a year), and UW Health ($62,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for social workers near Madison, WI: Skokie, IL ($66,500 a year), Saint Charles, IL ($63,500 a year), and Downers Grove, IL ($62,500 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.