North Carolina Social Work Salary Outlook

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This page provides you with a complete overview of the Social Worker field in the state of North Carolina. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a Social Worker and more.

Average Salary of North Carolina Social Workers

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a North Carolina Social Worker was $49,000 vs the national salary of $51,000. A Social Worker in North Carolina saw a large number of companies featuring over 1,830 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for Social Worker jobs was Mid Level.

In USD as of September 26, 2016 55k 110k 165k
North Carolina Social Worker $49,000 Bar high
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Average Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Childcare Network, Duke University and Duke University Health System, RHA Health Services, Chop House, and Carolinas HealthCare System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Additional Salaries of Social Workers

In this section explore additional details on popular jobs within social work:

  1. Community Social Worker
  2. Family Social Worker
  3. Healthcare Social Worker
  4. Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  5. Medical Social Worker
  6. Mental Health Social Worker
  7. Psychiatric Social Worker
  8. Public Health Social Worker
  9. School Social Worker
  10. Substance Abuse Social Worker

Community Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Community Social Worker $49,000 Bar high
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Average Community Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Community Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Atria Senior Living, Therapeutic Alternatives, HealthBridge, Rural Health Group, Inc., and North Carolina Office of State Human Resources offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Internship, and Commission with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Family Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Family Social Worker $49,000 Bar high
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Average Family Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Family Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were State of North Carolina, Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, Children’s Hope Alliance, Therapeutic Alternatives, and Childcare Network offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Healthcare Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Healthcare Social Worker $56,000 Bar high
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Average Healthcare Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Healthcare Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, Mission Health, Therapeutic Alternatives, Moses Cone Health System, and HealthBridge offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Licensed Clinical Social Worker $58,000 Bar high
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Average Licensed Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Licensed Clinical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Therapeutic Alternatives, Moses Cone Health System, HealthBridge, State of North Carolina, and Rural Health Group, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Medical Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Medical Social Worker $50,000 Bar high
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Average Medical Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Medical Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Duke University and Duke University Health System, Childcare Network, HealthBridge, Four Seasons CFL, and Rural Health Group, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Mental Health Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Mental Health Social Worker $54,000 Bar high
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Average Mental Health Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Mental Health Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, State of North Carolina, Children’s Hope Alliance, Therapeutic Alternatives, and Moses Cone Health System offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Psychiatric Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Psychiatric Social Worker $65,000 Bar high
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Average Psychiatric Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Psychiatric Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were State of North Carolina, Therapeutic Alternatives, Moses Cone Health System, Mission Health, and Universal Health Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Public Health Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Public Health Social Worker $53,000 Bar high
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Average Public Health Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Public Health Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Therapeutic Alternatives, RHA Health Services, Guilford County Government, ECPI University, and Gaston Family Health Services offering Full-time, Part-time, Commission, Internship, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

School Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
School Social Worker $46,000 Bar high
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Average School Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average School Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, Atria Senior Living, State of North Carolina, Childcare Network, and Amedisys, Inc. offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, Commission, and Internship with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

Substance Abuse Social Worker
In USD as of September 20, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Substance Abuse Social Worker $49,000 Bar high
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Average Substance Abuse Social Worker salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 5% lower than average Substance Abuse Social Worker salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were RHA Health Services, Therapeutic Alternatives, North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, Duke University and Duke University Health System, and Mission Health offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Contract with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of North Carolina Social Worker’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,830 jobs for a North Carolina Social Worker with most employers looking for Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Childcare Network 79 jobs
Duke University and Duke University Health System 52 jobs
RHA Health Services 45 jobs
Chop House 39 jobs
Carolinas HealthCare System 38 jobs
Chop House | TBL Investments 38 jobs
State of North Carolina 25 jobs
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources 24 jobs
Novant Health 22 jobs
Aegis Therapies 21 jobs
PruittHealth 20 jobs
Amedisys, Inc. 18 jobs
Mission Health 16 jobs
Pinnacle Family Services 15 jobs
UNC Health Care 15 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,830 Social Worker jobs in North Carolina.

City # Jobs Available*
Charlotte, NC 216 jobs
North Carolina 155 jobs
Raleigh, NC 92 jobs
Durham, NC 105 jobs
Greenville, NC 65 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of September, 2016.