School Social Worker Salary in the United States

How much does a School Social Worker make in the United States? The average School Social Worker salary in the United States is $40,500 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $35,895 and $45,927. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Salary range for a School Social Worker
$35,895 to $45,927
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What is a School Social Worker?

A School Social Worker provides counseling and psycho-social services to children and adolescents in schools at both micro and macro levels. Social workers work as mental health experts, leaders of social and emotional development within the school community, family-school liaisons, and program development experts. They aim to address student issues by working with an ecological, systems approach with parents, the school, and the community. They also work with crisis intervention, group treatment, child neglect and abuse identification and reporting, integrating services to culturally and ec...

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Job Openings for School Social Worker
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL & - Seattle , Washington
Required Education/Experience: - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work ... Social Worker II: Required Education/Experience: - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a ...
Monster - 10 days ago
CHILDRENS HOSPITAL & - Seattle , Washington
Required Education/Experience: - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work ... working with children and families in acute care settings and dealing with all aspects of care ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Olympic Peninsula Kidney Center - Bremerton , Washington
Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work required. Registered social worker with the State of Washington Professional Licensing Services and be working towards LASW. Previous ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Federal Staffing Resources - Oak Harbor , Washington
Oak Harbor, WA, USA Full Time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) job in Oak Harbor, Washington ... BLS Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) Graduate from a School of Social Work fully accredited by ...
Monster - 10 days ago
Anders Group - Seattle , WA
SOCIAL WORKER Seattle, WA Start Date: 11/20/2019 Apply online or contact us ASAP for more ... Requirements Graduate from an accredited school WA State License required/registration where ...
Allied Travel Careers - 7 days ago
Sacramento Children's Home -
Must possess a Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work, Counseling or Psychology; and be licensed with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an LCSW, LPCC or LMFT. * One ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
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35895
45927
40500

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Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
36016
46313
40677
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