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Social Worker salary in Riverside, CA

How much does a Social Worker make in Riverside, CA?

Average base salary

$58,656
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a social worker is $58,656 per year in Riverside, CA. 27 salaries reported, updated at July 28, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Riverside, CA

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Social Workers in Riverside, CA

  1. BestNest Management
    4.5star
    16 reviews7 salaries reported
    $116,545per year
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Highest paying cities for Social Workers near Riverside, CA

  1. Oakland, CA
    $66,965 per year
    73 salaries reported
  2. Fresno, CA
    $62,078 per year
    50 salaries reported
  3. San Jose, CA
    $61,927 per year
    68 salaries reported
  1. Bakersfield, CA
    $61,851 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Riverside, CA
    $58,656 per year
    27 salaries reported
  3. San Bernardino, CA
    $58,589 per year
    17 salaries reported
  1. Stockton, CA
    $54,794 per year
    17 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $47,236 per year
    260 salaries reported
  3. Sacramento, CA
    $27,032 per year
    38 salaries reported
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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 $58,656 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
Pathology
+86.16%salary
Top certifications
Certified School Psychologist
+69.79%salary
Top licenses
LCSW-R
+97.29%salary

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 Riverside, CA?

Mental Health Technician

320 job openings

Average $54,995 per year

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

198 job openings

Average $43.62 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Social Worker

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a social worker?

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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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