Clinical Social Worker - LCSW Salary in the United States

How much does a Clinical Social Worker - LCSW make in the United States? The average Clinical Social Worker - LCSW salary in the United States is $69,500 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $64,100 and $75,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Popular jobs: Architect I, Biomedical Engineer I, Civil Engineer I

Recently searched related titles: Oncology Social Worker

Salary estimation for Clinical Social Worker - LCSW at companies like : FONAR CORP, INTERPACE DIAGNOSTICS GP INC, PRECIPIO, INC.

Jobs with a similar salary range to Clinical Social Worker - LCSW : District Service Manager

Job Description

The Clinical Social Worker - LCSW counsels and provides crisis intervention for patients, including assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems. Provides clinical social work services to patients and their families. Being a Clinical Social Worker - LCSW requires a master's degree of social work (MSW). Coaches patients on how to manage ongoing health conditions and provides therapy to help patients make positive behavior changes. In addition, Clinical Social Worker - LCSW typically reports to the head of a unit/department. Requires a state license to practice clinical social work. Clinical Social Worker - LCSW's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Clinical Social Worker - LCSW, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Clinical Social Worker - LCSW in the United States. The base salary for Clinical Social Worker - LCSW ranges from $64,100 to $75,100 with the average base salary of $69,500. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $65,000 to $76,900 with the average total cash compensation of $71,100.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Clinical Social Worker - LCSW