A Social Worker in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$58,057 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$42,412 - AU$76,916
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AU$42K
AU$58K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$58,056
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AU$21.55 - AU$39.93
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AU$22
AU$30
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$29.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$27KAU$54KAU$81K
Salary
AU$42,412 - AU$76,916  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,082 - AU$78,539  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$21.55 - AU$39.93  
   
Overtime
AU$98.26  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,082 - AU$78,539  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
AU$60,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$60,000

Counseling
up arrow 4%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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