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Social Worker Psychiatric Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$58,290 (USD)

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Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Social Worker Psychiatric is $58,290 a year and $28 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Social Worker Psychiatric is between $42,518 and $71,397. 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 Rhode Island, 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 Psychiatric Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

Job family: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job family population: 112,040

Estimated population of Social Worker Psychiatric jobs: 103,200

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Social Worker Psychiatric Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

Mar 22
Providence, RI, USA
Immediate Health Solutions
You will also work with patients' primary physicians and/ or social workers to continue recovery after treatment. Psychiatrist Duties and Responsibilities: * Conduct clinically sound suicide risk ...
Psychiatry opening in RI
Feb 22
Providence, United States
Archway Physician Recruitment
You will enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and mental health workers. The psychiatrist will provide quality healthcare services ...
Psychiatry Physician Geriatric Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Locum
Feb 23
Alliance Recruiting Resources
Our psychiatrists are part of a clinical team that also includes nurse practitioners, psychologists and clinical social workers. This position will be working inpatient on a geriatric unit in a ...
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