Social Worker Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Social Worker is C$49,046 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$30,541 - C$70,500
(Median)
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49K
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71K
MEDIAN: C$49,045
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Social Worker Total Pay (?
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C$14.48 - C$35.86
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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$30,541 - C$70,500  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,269  
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$30,759 - C$72,577  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 560
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$14.48 - C$35.86  
   
Overtime
C$0.97 - C$59.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,269  
   
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$30,759 - C$72,577  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 560
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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
Windsor
up arrow 11%
Vancouver
up arrow 9%
Calgary
up arrow 4%
up arrow 2%
London
up arrow 2%
Kitchener
up arrow 2%
Edmonton
up arrow 1%
National Average
C$49,000
Saskatoon
up arrow 3%
Niagara Falls
up arrow 8%
Brampton
up arrow 9%
Ottawa
up arrow 15%
Hamilton
up arrow 17%
Montréal
up arrow 18%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
C$49,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Facilitator
up arrow 24%
Counseling
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
C$49,000
Child Advocacy
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 64 votes.
Gender
Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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