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Social Work Unit Supervisor Salary

$61,986 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Social Work Unit Supervisor is $61,986 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Social Work Unit Supervisor is between $44,772 and $76,302. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Social Work Unit Supervisor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of social service agency staff and volunteers or casework staff agency.
  • Assigns caseloads and related duties, and coordinates activities of staff in providing services to assist clients with identified needs.
  • Aids agency staff members through individual and group conferences in analyzing case problems and in improving their diagnostic and helping skills.
  • Reviews case records and evaluates performance of staff members and recommends indicated action.
Social Work Unit Supervisor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job family population: 112,040

Estimated population of Social Work Unit Supervisor jobs: 10,943

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Social Work Unit Supervisor Job Listings for United States

Social Work Supervisor - Weekends
Jun 17
Bayonne, NJ, USA
Project Hospitality
We are seeking a Weekend PREP Center Supervisor who will be responsible for the administrative ... Work Schedule: 20 hours per weekend - including Friday evening from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Saturday ...
Shift Supervisor
Jun 11
Raiford, FL, USA
Sequel Youth and Family Services
Position Overview The Shift Supervisor is a unit staff member responsible for providing general ... Bachelor's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline or an equivalent ...
Family Foster Care Supervisor
May 31
Bronx, NY, USA
Cardinal McCloskey Community Services
Position Summary: Oversee a unit of case planners providing services and overseeing service ... of sound Social Work practices. * Involves a readiness to listen and an ability to apply the ...
Director of Social Work
Jun 14
New York, NY, USA
NYC Health + Hospitals
Eight (8) years of experience in social work activities, of which four (4) are in a health or medical setting, including psychiatric social work and four (4) years in a supervisory, consultative and ...
Licensed Clinical Social Worker [LCSW]
Mar 28
Baltimore, MD, USA
... to unit practice * Independently seeks physician and supervisor consultation * Develops ... Master of Social Work degree with current LICSW/LCSW * Minimum two years' experience in a Social ...
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