How much does a Social Worker (BSW) make in the United States? The average Social Worker (BSW) salary in the United States is $61,324 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,727 and $68,375. 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. 

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Job Description for Social Worker (BSW)

Social Worker (BSW) interviews clients and their families and coordinates and plans programs and activities to meet their social and emotional needs. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of a life situation and its impact on lifestyle. Being a Social Worker (BSW) identifies, assesses, and coordinates client cases; and anticipates their needs related to illness, hospitalization, finances, education, and home/community service. Serves as a liaison between health care facilities and government agencies. Additionally, Social Worker (BSW) requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Social Worker (BSW)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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