The average salary for a Social Worker is NZ$48,119 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Case Management and Facilitator. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

NZ$35,860 - NZ$67,034
NZ$36K
NZ$48K
NZ$67K
MEDIAN: NZ$48,119
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NZ$17.13 - NZ$28.16
NZ$17
NZ$24
NZ$28
MEDIAN: NZ$23.68
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$23KNZ$46KNZ$69K
Salary
NZ$35,860 - NZ$67,034  
   
Total Pay (?
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NZ$35,901 - NZ$63,271  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$11NZ$22NZ$33
Hourly Rate
NZ$17.13 - NZ$28.16  
   
Overtime
NZ$20.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$22KNZ$44KNZ$66K
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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NZ$35,901 - NZ$63,271  
   
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

Pay by Experience for a Social Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Social Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Social Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 32 salaries. A Social Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$48,663

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
NZ$49,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Case Management
▲11%

Facilitator
▲10%

Counseling
▲4%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼0%

National Average
NZ$49,000

Child Advocacy
▼14%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 86%