Social Worker Salary (United Kingdom)

A Social Worker earns an average salary of £26,118 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 Counseling.
Social Worker Total Pay (?
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£19,655 - £33,651
(Median)
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34K
MEDIAN: £26,118
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Social Worker Total Pay (?
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£6.87 - £30.15
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MEDIAN: £19.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,655 - £33,651  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,895  
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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£19,580 - £35,530  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 727
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£6.87 - £30.15  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £49.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,895  
   
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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£19,580 - £35,530  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 727
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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
up arrow 13%
Nottingham
up arrow 13%
Glasgow
up arrow 12%
Liverpool
up arrow 5%
Poole
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤27,000
Leicester
up arrow 3%
Bedford
up arrow 4%
Hull
up arrow 4%
Cambridge
up arrow 4%
Birmingham
up arrow 5%
Birmingham
up arrow 6%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
up arrow 7%
Manchester
up arrow 13%
Leeds
up arrow 13%
Derby
up arrow 15%
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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
₤27,000

Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 37%
Counseling
up arrow 21%
Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 7%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%
fostering
up arrow 2%
Child Placement
0%
child protection
0%
National Average
₤27,000
Child Advocacy
up arrow 9%
Assessment
up arrow 13%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 53 votes.
Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 83%
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