Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Clinical social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

$43,250

Median US Salary

None

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Currently employed

112,040

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

16%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

New Jersey $68,490

Hawaii $67,950

District of Columbia $59,360

Nevada $58,680

Connecticut $58,080

New York $57,260

Maine $54,540

Wyoming $53,900

North Dakota $52,250

Washington $51,300

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Maxxing your 401k as Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

43.9%

Per paycheck

$730.26

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,663.46
Pre Tax Retirement $730.26
Before Taxes $933.20
Taxes $279.96
Take Home $653.24

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