The average salary for a Social Worker is AU$58,988 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$41,216 - AU$79,616
(Median)
AU$41K
AU$59K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$58,987
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AU$21.67 - AU$40.90
(Median)
AU$22
AU$30
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$30
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$41,216 - AU$79,616  
   
Bonus
AU$2,400  
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$42,389 - AU$82,410  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$21.67 - AU$40.90  
   
Overtime
AU$4.44 - AU$98.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$2,400  
   
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$42,389 - AU$82,410  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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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$60,590

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 18%


National Average
AU$61,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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