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Social Worker Salary

The average salary for a Social Worker is NZ$47,455 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

NZ$37,648 - NZ$67,199
(Median)
NZ$38K
NZ$47K
NZ$67K
MEDIAN: NZ$47,454
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NZ$17.51 - NZ$26.92
(Median)
NZ$18
NZ$20
NZ$27
MEDIAN: NZ$20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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NZ$0NZ$23KNZ$46KNZ$69K
Salary
NZ$37,648 - NZ$67,199  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$5,151  
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).
)
NZ$37,433 - NZ$63,531  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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NZ$0NZ$11NZ$22NZ$33
Hourly Rate
NZ$17.51 - NZ$26.92  
   
Overtime
NZ$0.00 - NZ$23.60  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
NZ$0NZ$22KNZ$44KNZ$66K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$5,151  
   
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).
)
NZ$37,433 - NZ$63,531  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
NZ$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 82%