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Social Worker salary in Hartford, CT

How much does a Social Worker make in Hartford, CT?

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The average salary for a social worker is $69,620 per year in Hartford, CT. 7 salaries reported, updated at April 26, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Hartford, CT

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Social Workers in Hartford, CT

  1. Supportive Care LLC
    25 reviews36 salaries reported
    $117,214per year
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Highest paying cities for Social Workers near Hartford, CT

  1. Stamford, CT
    $71,603 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Hartford, CT
    $69,620 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Norwalk, CT
    $66,628 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. New Haven, CT
    $65,931 per year
    25 salaries reported
  2. Danbury, CT
    $64,693 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Bridgeport, CT
    $64,055 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. New Britain, CT
    $62,517 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Waterbury, CT
    $61,042 per year
    10 salaries reported
  3. Milford, CT
    $60,897 per year
    7 salaries reported
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Where can a Social Worker earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Social Workers

Most recommended skill

Early Interventionearn +81.23% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 29.55% since 2018. Social Workers with this skill earn +81.23% more than the average base salary, which is $69,620 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20126increase by 6
2013102increase by 1600.00%
201423decrease by 77.45%
201523decrease by 0.00%
201652increase by 126.09%
201734decrease by 34.62%
201844increase by 29.41%
201931decrease by 29.55%

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Top specialties
Top certifications
Certified School Psychologist
Top licenses

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
6 jobs7
10 jobs34
66 jobs396
594 jobs1,476
570 jobs1,423
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Most common benefits for Social Workers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 6,723 ratings

50% of Social Workers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Hartford, CT?

Mental Health Technician

225 job openings

Average $98,410 per year

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

278 job openings

Average $45.65 per hour

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What type of social worker gets paid the most?

The types of social workers that are paid the most include :

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Social Work Teacher
  • Social and Community Service Manager
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Do social workers make good money?

Social worker salaries vary between states. Some factors that determine how much a social worker makes include the level of experience, education, employer, location, speciality and work setting.

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