Social Worker salary in San Diego Metro Area, CA

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Based on 702 income tax records
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How much do Social Workers make?
The average total salary for a Social Worker is $57,500 per year. This is based on data from 702 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Social Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Social Worker salary can vary between $25,500 to $99,000 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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US Department Of Defense, San Diego County, CA
36 income tax records
$64K – $106K
Rady Childrens Hospital, San Diego County, CA
12 income tax records
$36K – $79K
Community Research Foundation, San Diego County, CA
21 income tax records
$30K – $86K
San Diegoimperial Co, San Diego County, CA
39 income tax records
$37K – $68K
Telecare, San Diego County, CA
10 income tax records
$41K – $65K

Social Worker demographics in San Diego Metro Area, CA

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61% are single
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39% are married
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38% have kids
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44% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Social Workers in San Diego Metro Area, CA

702 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a social worker in San Diego Metro Area, CA is $57,500 per year. Social worker salaries in San Diego Metro Area, CA can vary between $25,500 to $99,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 702 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as social worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for social workers near San Diego Metro Area, CA: US Department of Defense ($86,000 a year), County of San Diego ($61,500 a year), and Rady Childrens Hospital ($61,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for social workers near San Diego Metro Area, 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.