A Social Worker earns an average salary of £27,369 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 social worker and Risk Management / Risk Control.

£19,991 - £35,361
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£27K
£35K
MEDIAN: £27,368
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£7.68 - £29.93
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MEDIAN: £15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£19,991 - £35,361  
   
Bonus
£5.00 - £3,000  
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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£19,722 - £36,688  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 826
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£26£52£78
Hourly Rate
£7.68 - £29.93  
   
Overtime
£7.50 - £76.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£60K£120K£180K
Bonus
£5.00 - £3,000  
   
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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£19,722 - £36,688  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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: £27,646

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Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
₤28,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

social worker
up arrow 18%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 15%

Assessment
up arrow 9%

Disability Support
up arrow 8%


Counseling
up arrow 5%


child protection
up arrow 1%

Child Placement
0%

National Average
₤28,000

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

mental health
up arrow 3%

safeguarding
up arrow 8%

Elder Care
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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