Social Worker Salary

The average salary for a Social Worker is £26,782 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, Risk Management / Risk Control, and Disability Support.

£19,700 - £34,294
(Median)
£20K
£27K
£34K
MEDIAN: £26,782
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90%

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£7.11 - £29.01
(Median)
£7
£16
£29
MEDIAN: £16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,700 - £34,294  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,930  
Profit Sharing
£0.00  
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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£19,509 - £35,819  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,383
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£7.11 - £29.01  
   
Overtime
£6.69 - £51.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,930  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00  
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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£19,509 - £35,819  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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: £27,045

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Experience Affects Social Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
₤27,000


Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 12%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 11%

Disability Support
up arrow 11%

child protection
up arrow 7%

social worker
up arrow 7%

Counseling
up arrow 7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Assessment
up arrow 1%

Child Advocacy
up arrow 1%

Child Placement
0%

National Average
₤27,000

mental health
up arrow 3%

Elder Care
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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