A Social Worker (MSW) earns an average salary of C$54,455 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$39,548 - C$79,764
C$40K
C$55K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$55,114
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50%
90%
C$15.49 - C$50.62
C$15
C$33
C$51
MEDIAN: C$32.81
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50%
90%
C$0C$91K
Salary C$39,548 - C$79,764
Bonus C$380.50
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$38,916 - C$91,609
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$15.49 - C$50.62
Overtime C$31.00
Annual Data C$0C$91K
Bonus C$380.50
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$38,916 - C$91,609
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker (MSW)

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker (MSW) has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker (MSW) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker (MSW) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Social Worker (MSW) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 22 salaries. A Social Worker (MSW) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$56,859

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Social Worker (MSW) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Social Worker (MSW)?

Social Worker (MSW) in Fort McMurray:
"High stress job, need to know the CWA inside and out,"
Know the child welfare act, must be a people person.

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Key Stats for Social Worker (MSW)

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Social Worker (MSW) Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
C$57,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 18%
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