A Social Worker in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$61,821 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$48,288 - AU$85,978
AU$48K
AU$62K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$61,821
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AU$20.13 - AU$44.94
AU$20
AU$30
AU$45
MEDIAN: AU$30.21
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Salary
AU$48,288 - AU$85,978  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$47,500 - AU$87,708  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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AU$0AU$19AU$38AU$57
Hourly Rate
AU$20.13 - AU$44.94  
   
Overtime
AU$55.00  
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AU$47,500 - AU$87,708  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

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

Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Late-Career
▲20%

▲15%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

▲4%


National Average
AU$62,000

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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