Social Worker Salary

The average salary for a Social Worker is £26,394 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 Risk Management / Risk Control, Filing Court Documents, and Disability Support.

£19,668 - £33,618
(Median)
£20K
£26K
£34K
MEDIAN: £26,393
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50%
90%

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£7.05 - £28.79
(Median)
£7
£16
£29
MEDIAN: £16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,668 - £33,618  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,932  
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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£19,539 - £35,163  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 993
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£7.05 - £28.79  
   
Overtime
£6.36 - £23.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,932  
   
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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£19,539 - £35,163  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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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

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 15%


National Average
₤27,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 20%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 18%

Disability Support
up arrow 12%

Counseling
up arrow 9%

social worker
up arrow 9%

child protection
up arrow 4%

Child Placement
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤27,000

Assessment
up arrow 1%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

mental health
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 83%