Social Work Salary

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The average yearly salary for Social Work is $43,350. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Social Work, you could expect a starting pay rate of $35,700 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 $51,000 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 Social Work Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Social Work Salary

$34,680 - $52,020

Starting Yearly Social Work Salary

$28,560 - $42,840

Top Yearly Social Work Salary

$40,800 - $61,200

Monthly Social Work Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Social Work Salary

$2,890 - $4,335

Starting Monthly Social Work Salary

$2,380 - $3,570

Top Monthly Social Work Salary

$3,400 - $5,100

Hourly Social Work Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Social Work Salary

$15 - $23

Starting Hourly Social Work Salary

$13 - $19

Top Hourly Social Work Salary

$18 - $27


Social Work Gender and Age Stats


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

National Salary Data for Social Work


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