A Social Worker earns an average salary of £27,360 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in social worker is associated with high pay for this job.

£20,185 - £35,499
£20K
£28K
£35K
MEDIAN: £27,719
10%
50%
90%
£7.84 - £30.56
£7
£16
£31
MEDIAN: £16.01
10%
50%
90%
£0£37K
Salary £20,185 - £35,499
Bonus £5.00 - £5,000
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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£19,935 - £37,036
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 830
Hourly Data £0£34
Hourly Rate £7.84 - £30.56
Overtime £20.00
Annual Data £0£37K
Bonus £5.00 - £5,000
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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£19,935 - £37,036
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

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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 ₤26,000 based on 619 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 ₤31,000 based on 221 salaries. An experienced Social Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤33,000 based on 140 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 ₤33,000 based on 39 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,068

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Social Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Social Worker?

Social Worker in Ipswich:
"Awesome."
Pros: Being a promoter of change for families and children.
Cons: Caseloads and pay.

Social Worker in Scotland:
Pros: Helping people and seeing progress! Working Monday to Friday is also good!
Cons: The responsibility is intense but worthwhile.

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

▲19%

▲18%

▲9%

National Average
₤28,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

social worker
▲10%

Assessment
▲7%

Disability Support
▲7%


Counseling
▲3%



National Average
₤28,000

Child Placement
▼1%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼2%

Child Advocacy
▼3%

mental health
▼5%

safeguarding
▼10%

Elder Care
▼10%

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 76%
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