The average salary for a Social Worker is C$49,664 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Patient Counseling and Facilitator. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$33,001 - C$70,776
(Median)
C$33K
C$50K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$49,664
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50%
90%

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C$14.67 - C$38.98
(Median)
C$15
C$24
C$39
MEDIAN: C$24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Salary
C$33,001 - C$70,776  
   
Bonus
C$10.30 - C$19,392  
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$31,366 - C$75,839  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 527
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$14.67 - C$38.98  
   
Hourly Tips
C$2.67  
Overtime
C$5.00 - C$54.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$10.30 - C$19,392  
   
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).
)
C$31,366 - C$75,839  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 383
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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

National Average: C$49,939

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries




National Average
C$50,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Patient Counseling
up arrow 44%

Facilitator
up arrow 21%


Counseling
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$50,000

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 4%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 7%

Crisis intervention
up arrow 13%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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