Social Worker Salary

The average salary for a Social Worker is AU$55,395 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$38,833 - AU$79,557
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$55,395
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AU$20.12 - AU$39.20
(Median)
AU$20
AU$29
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$38,833 - AU$79,557  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,990  
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$39,938 - AU$80,366  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 409
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$20.12 - AU$39.20  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$96.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,990  
   
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$39,938 - AU$80,366  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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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

National Average: AU$56,484

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
AU$56,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Counseling
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Case Management
0%

National Average
AU$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 87%
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