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Caseworker Family Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$63,595 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Caseworker Family is $63,595 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Caseworker Family is between $46,193 and $78,089. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Aids individuals and families having problems concerning family relationships or other aspects of their social functioning affecting unity of family and welfare of community: counsels clients on problems, such as unsatisfactory relationships between marriage partners or between parents and children; unwed parenthood; home management; work adjustment; vocational training; need for financial assistance; care of the ill, handicapped, or aged, care of other family members at time of physical or mental illness; desertion of parent; or difficulties encountered in travel or stabilization in new community.
  • Helps clients to use agency's services, such as homemaker, or day care, and other community resources.
  • In a public assistance or voluntary agency ascertains client's eligibility for financial assistance and determines amount of grant and assumes responsibility for services rendered.
  • May assist travelers, runaways of any age, migrants, transients, refugees, repatriated americans, and problem families drifting from community to community, encountering difficulty in traveling or needing help toward stabilization.
  • Employed in organizations, such as public assistance, family service, travelers aid, and american red cross home service.
  • Usually required to have knowledge and skill in casework methods acquired through degree program at school of social work.
Caseworker Family Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Job family population: 306,370

Estimated population of Caseworker Family jobs: 27,843

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Caseworker Family Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Foster Care Caseworker
Mar 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
We offer numerous services to at risk children and their families in their communities. We strive ... LSSI currently has an employment opportunity for a full-time Foster Care Caseworker to join our ...
Foster Care Caseworker
Mar 1
Aurora, IL, USA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of children and families, and we're ... The foster care caseworker provides a full range of foster care services to children and families ...
Case Aide/Casework Assistant
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Volunteers of America - Illinois
Position Responsibilities : · Assists child welfare workers by performing a variety of casework duties, including supervising family visits, filing, transportation of clients · Acts upon own ...
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
May 20
American Indian Health Service of Chicago, Inc.
Duties & Responsibilities: • To perform casework of an advanced nature in situations of mental ... individual family counseling and group counseling services. • Participate in a system of ...
Care Coordinator- Bilingual
Apr 3
Park Forest, IL, USA
Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness
... or when the caregiver or caseworker is unable to attend the appointment to ensure the CHE ... family of more than 900 staff and volunteers. We are health care providers, social workers ...
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