Social Worker Salary

The average pay for a Social Worker is AU$55,378 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$37,495 - AU$79,518
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$55K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$55,378
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90%

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AU$20.44 - AU$39.24
(Median)
AU$20
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$37,495 - AU$79,518  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,500  
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$39,861 - AU$80,380  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$20.44 - AU$39.24  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$97.87  
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$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,500  
   
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$39,861 - AU$80,380  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149

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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

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
AU$56,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
0%

Counseling
0%

National Average
AU$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 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: 10% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 87%
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