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How Much Does a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Make Per Year? Average Licensed Clinical Social Worker Salary

A licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) is one who is trained in psychotherapy and treats people suffering from different types of mental health problems. The average annual salary of an LCSW is $50,000. The salaries vary greatly depending upon the type of job and area. They find a lot of job opportunities, in hospitals, health care units and social service centers. To become an LCSW, one must work in a supervised position for about 3,000 hours. They can either practice therapy or work as social counselors. A master’s degree in social work is essential to become a LCSW. New York, Los Angeles, Houston and Chicago are among the high-paying cities in the US.

by Margaret Walker on Sun, 01/09/2011 - 06:19

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