Social Worker in Melbourne, Victoria Salary

The average salary for a Social Worker in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$54,514 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$35,660 - AU$76,731
(Median)
AU$36K
AU$55K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$54,513
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AU$19.52 - AU$35.88
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AU$20
AU$28
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$35,660 - AU$76,731  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,061  
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,560 - AU$75,493  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 122
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$19.52 - AU$35.88  
   
Overtime
AU$52.00  
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,061  
   
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$37,560 - AU$75,493  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
AU$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$56,000

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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