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Social Worker Psychiatric Salary

$56,083 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$965

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Social Worker Psychiatric is $56,083 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Social Worker Psychiatric is between $40,908 and $68,693. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Social Worker Psychiatric. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Description:
  • 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 Psychiatric Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job family population: 116,750

Estimated population of Social Worker Psychiatric jobs: 107,538

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,015
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Social Worker Psychiatric Job Listings for United States

Psychiatric Social Worker
Nov 25
Oakland, CA, USA
Social Service Staffing & Recruiting, Inc.
$30/ hour - AMFT/ ASW, $45/ hour - LCSW/ MFT. The agency is a licensed as a 40-bed Mental Health Rehabilitation Center, it serves individuals whose psychiatric disabilities require extensive ...
Licensed Clinical Director (LMFT, LCSW, Psychologist)
Dec 3
Carmichael, CA, USA
Crestwood Behavioral Health
Licensed Clinical Director (LMFT, LCSW, Psychologist) CRESTWOOD VALUES ... Crestwood American River 16-bed Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is an innovative program ...
LCSW/MSW Psychiatric Social Worker
Nov 5
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Creekside Behavioral Health
Creekside Behavioral Health a 57 bed inpatient psychiatric facility located in Santa Rosa. We are seeking Masters level social workers to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental ...
Licensed Social Worker
Nov 27
Rochester, NY, USA
Easter Seals
Our team includes Psychiatric, Psychology, and Primary Care Providers. Easterseals NY provides ... We will provide supervision by an LCSW-R for candidates seeking to obtain the LCSW-R credential
LCSW Director - Wards Island NYC, ASAP Interview!
Nov 25
New York, NY, USA
TAL Healthcare
DIRECTOR of LCSW / Licensed Clinical Social Worker - LCSWs only apply please Our client, a large ... psychiatric clinics * Makes and/or tracks all referrals to other mental health agencies and ...

The average pay for a Social Worker Psychiatric is $56,083 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Social Worker Psychiatric is between $40,908 and $68,693. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Social Worker Psychiatric. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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