A Social Worker in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$59,239 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$34,059 - AU$76,918
AU$34K
AU$59K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$59,239
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90%

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AU$20.89 - AU$39.36
AU$21
AU$30
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$30.38
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$34,059 - AU$76,918  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$38,911 - AU$77,783  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$20.89 - AU$39.36  
   
Overtime
AU$70.00  
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
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AU$38,911 - AU$77,783  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 17 salaries. A Social Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

▲20%

Late-Career
▲19%

▼0%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries


▲5%

National Average
AU$61,000

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%