Social Worker Salary (United Kingdom)

A Social Worker earns an average salary of £26,243 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Filing Court Documents is associated with high pay for this job.
Social Worker Salary (?
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£19,673 - £33,600
(Median)
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34K
MEDIAN: £26,242
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Social Worker Salary (?
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£7.11 - £29.90
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £17.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,673 - £33,600  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,840  
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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£19,541 - £35,308  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 772
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£7.11 - £29.90  
   
Overtime
£7.75 - £17.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,840  
   
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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£19,541 - £35,308  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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

Nottingham
up arrow 15%
up arrow 14%
Glasgow
up arrow 12%
Bristol
up arrow 6%
National Average
₤27,000
Hull
up arrow 2%
Manchester
up arrow 3%
Birmingham
up arrow 3%
Leicester
up arrow 3%
Bedford
up arrow 4%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 8%
Birmingham
up arrow 8%
Leeds
up arrow 14%
Derby
up arrow 15%
Reading
up arrow 21%
Sheffield
up arrow 34%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
₤27,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 36%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 5%
Child Placement
up arrow 3%
child protection
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤27,000
Assessment
up arrow 4%
Child Advocacy
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 82%