Social Worker Salary

A Social Worker earns an average salary of £26,489 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Filing Court Documents and Disability Support.

£19,596 - £34,031
(Median)
£20K
£26K
£34K
MEDIAN: £26,489
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90%

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£7.09 - £29.25
(Median)
£7
£16
£29
MEDIAN: £16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,596 - £34,031  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,947  
Profit Sharing
£0.00  
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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£19,445 - £35,560  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£7.09 - £29.25  
   
Overtime
£6.50 - £49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,947  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00  
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).
)
£19,445 - £35,560  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Pay by Experience Level for Social Worker

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,767

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 15%


National Average
₤27,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 18%

Disability Support
up arrow 12%

Counseling
up arrow 8%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 6%

child protection
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

social worker
up arrow 3%

Child Placement
up arrow 1%

Assessment
0%

Child Advocacy
0%

National Average
₤27,000

mental health
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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