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Social Worker Salary

The average pay for a Social Worker is AU$54,642 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
AU$36,053 - AU$79,219
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$54,642
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AU$19.92 - AU$37.99
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MEDIAN: AU$26.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$36,053 - AU$79,219  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,553  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$38,726 - AU$79,465  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$26AU$52AU$78
Hourly Rate
AU$19.92 - AU$37.99  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$77.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,553  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$38,726 - AU$79,465  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
AU$55,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$55,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 87%