Psychiatric Social Worker Salary in the United States

How much does a Psychiatric Social Worker make in the United States? The average Psychiatric Social Worker salary in the United States is $58,921 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $53,522 and $60,222. 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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$53,522 to $60,222
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Saratoga Medical Healthcare Staffing -
Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical, and social problems to achieve treatment goals. * Independently ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
NurseFly Travel Nursing - San Pedro , California
Social Worker - Discipline: Social Work - Start Date: 12/9/2019 - Duration: 13 weeks - 40 hours per ... psychiatric treatment, orthopedics, and rehabilitation services.Facility LocationLocated on the ...
NurseFly - 7 days ago
NurseFly Travel Nursing - Seattle , Washington
Social Worker - Discipline: Social Work - Start Date: 11/20/2019 - Duration: 13 weeks - 40 hours ... Candidate must have some kind of mental health background, specifically in conducting psychiatric ...
NurseFly - 9 days ago
Tioga County Mental Hygiene - Spencer , NY
NOTICE OF VACANCY Senior Clinical Social Worker (School Based) Date of Issue: 08/22/2019. This work ... psychiatrist for an evaluation for medication. Counseling Services Our Counseling Services for ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Social Service Staffing & Recruiting, Inc. - Oakland , CA
... and psychiatric evaluation to determine a person's disposition. These are 12 hours shifts, 8AM ... We hire BA, BSW, MA, MSW, LCSW, MFT, PsyD and PhD candidates for temporary, temp to hire and direct ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Eventus WholeHealth - Chapel Hill , NC
Licensed Clinical Social Workers--Master's degree in social work, and a current license to practice ... With our highly-trained team of physicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Psychiatric Social Worker in the United States. The base salary for Psychiatric Social Worker ranges from $53,522 to $60,222 with the average base salary of $58,921. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $57,975 to $65,232 with the average total cash compensation of $63,699.

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