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Social Worker Mental Salary
in Virginia, United States

$56,387 (USD)

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Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Social Worker Mental is $56,387 a year and $27 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Social Worker Mental is between $41,130 and $69,066. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Social Worker Mental. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Provides psychiatric social work assistance to mentally or emotionally disturbed patients of hospitals, clinics, and other medical centers, and to their families, collaborating with psychiatric and allied team in diagnosis and treatment plan: investigates case situations and presents information to psychiatrist 070.107-014 and psychologist, clinical 045.107-022 and other members of health team, on patient's family and social background pertinent to diagnosis and treatment.
  • Helps patients to respond constructively to treatment and assist in adjustment leading to and following discharge.
  • Interprets psychiatric treatment to patient's family and helps to reduce fear and other attitudes obstructing acceptance of psychiatric care and continuation of treatment.
  • Serves as link between patient, psychiatric agency, and community.
  • May work directly in treatment relationship with patients, individually or in groups, in consultation with psychiatrist.
  • May refer patient or patient's family to other community resources.
  • Usually required to have knowledge and skill in casework methods acquired through degree program at school of social work.
Social Worker Mental Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job family population: 112,040

Estimated population of Social Worker Mental jobs: 103,200

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Social Worker Mental Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LPC, LCSW, LMFT)
Jan 13
Woodbridge, VA, USA
Healthy Minds Therapy
We are currently seeking a Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LPC, LCSW, or LMFT) to join our practice as a full time independent contractor. Private practice is the perfect place for an individual ...
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Part time)
Dec 6
Fairfax, VA, USA
Fairfax Mental Health & Wellness
We are seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our team! You will provide therapeutic ... Excellent written and verbal communication skills Company Description Fairfax Mental Health ...
Social Worker MSW, Clinician II
Feb 13
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Commonwealth ICT Services, LLC
We are seeking a Social Worker MSW, Clinician II to join our team! You will provide emotional and ... mental illness through evidence- based treatment. As a community-based treatment team, we are ...
Licensed Clinicians / LPC / LCSW / LMFT
Feb 19
Roanoke, VA, USA
Thriveworks Counseling Blacksburg
Are you an LPC, LCSW or LMFT? Our counselors and therapists say this is the best place in town to ... Our clinical staff is comprised of some of the leading mental health professionals in the area. We ...
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Jan 8
Henrico, VA, USA
Clinical Counseling and Consulting of VA
We are seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join a growing mental health practice. Must have a current Virginia license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Position will be ...
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