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$34,645 - C$78,513
C$35K
C$54K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$54,455
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50%
90%

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C$16.34 - C$48.42
C$16
C$34
C$48
MEDIAN: C$33.64
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$34,645 - C$78,513  
   
Total Pay (?
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C$34,884 - C$92,150  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$16.34 - C$48.42  
   
Overtime
C$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
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$34,884 - C$92,150  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker (MSW)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$57,963

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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
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Social Worker (MSW) Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
C$58,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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