Social Worker Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Social Worker is C$49,139 per year. A skill in Facilitator is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Social Worker Total Pay (?
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C$30,798 - C$70,834
(Median)
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49K
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71K
MEDIAN: C$49,139
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Social Worker Total Pay (?
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C$14.45 - C$36.13
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MEDIAN: C$22.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$25KC$50KC$75K
Salary
C$30,798 - C$70,834  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,071  
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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C$30,878 - C$73,149  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 610
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$14.45 - C$36.13  
   
Overtime
C$0.97 - C$59.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,071  
   
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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C$30,878 - C$73,149  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 610
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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

Vancouver
up arrow 15%
Windsor
up arrow 8%
Winnipeg
up arrow 5%
Kitchener
up arrow 5%
London
up arrow 3%
Edmonton
up arrow 2%
up arrow 1%
National Average
C$49,000
Calgary
up arrow 1%
Saskatoon
up arrow 4%
Brampton
up arrow 9%
Mississauga
up arrow 12%
Ottawa
up arrow 15%
Montréal
up arrow 17%
Hamilton
up arrow 17%
Barrie
up arrow 17%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
C$49,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Facilitator
up arrow 23%
Counseling
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
C$49,000
Child Advocacy
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 23%
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