A Social Worker (MSW) earns an average salary of C$54,303 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$34,765 - C$80,660
(Median)
C$35K
C$54K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$54,302
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50%
90%

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C$19.39 - C$47.99
(Median)
C$19
C$33
C$48
MEDIAN: C$33.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$34,765 - C$80,660  
   
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$35,156 - C$90,976  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$19.39 - C$47.99  
   
Overtime
C$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
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$35,156 - C$90,976  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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.

Social Worker (MSW) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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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Experience Affects Social Worker (MSW) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
C$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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