An Entry-Level Social Worker earns an average salary of £26,287 per year.

£19,430 - £32,757
£19K
£26K
£33K
MEDIAN: £26,287
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£7.08 - £28.30
£7
£14
£28
MEDIAN: £13.91
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£19,430 - £32,757  
   
Bonus
£50.00 - £2,655  
Total Pay (?
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£18,994 - £34,201  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 561
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£7.08 - £28.30  
   
Overtime
£13.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£50.00 - £2,655  
   
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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£18,994 - £34,201  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,409

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Social Worker Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Social Worker in Glasgow:
"Case management "
There is a lot of report writing and the job is not as hands on as I thought it would be.

Social Worker in Birmingham:
"The levels of pressure"

Key Stats for Social Worker

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
12%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Social Worker Salaries

Assessment
▲8%

Filing Court Documents
▲6%

social worker
▲6%

safeguarding
▲3%

child protection
▲2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

Child Placement
▼0%

National Average
₤26,000

mental health
▼2%

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 74%