Mental Health Social Worker Salary

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The average yearly salary for Mental Health Social Worker is $59,500. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Mental Health Social Worker, you could expect a starting pay rate of $49,000 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $70,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Mental Health Social Worker Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$47,600 - $71,400

Starting Yearly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$39,200 - $58,800

Top Yearly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$56,000 - $84,000

Monthly Mental Health Social Worker Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$3,967 - $5,950

Starting Monthly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$3,267 - $4,900

Top Monthly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$4,667 - $7,000

Hourly Mental Health Social Worker Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$21 - $32

Starting Hourly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$18 - $26

Top Hourly Mental Health Social Worker Salary

$25 - $38


Mental Health Social Worker Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Mental Health Social Worker age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Mental Health Social Worker are male in the United States, and 51% of the Mental Health Social Worker are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Mental Health Social Worker


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