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Social Worker Salary

The average salary for a Social Worker is £26,115 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Filing Court Documents and Disability Support.
£19,623 - £33,571
(Median)
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34K
MEDIAN: £26,114
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£7.15 - £29.25
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MEDIAN: £16.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,623 - £33,571  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,879  
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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£19,521 - £35,165  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 900
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£7.15 - £29.25  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,879  
   
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).
)
£19,521 - £35,165  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 16%


National Average
₤26,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 25%

Disability Support
up arrow 13%

Counseling
up arrow 10%

child protection
up arrow 3%

mental health
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤26,000

Child Placement
up arrow 1%

Assessment
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
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: 9% employee benefits None: 83%